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Buddhism: An Overview
BUDDHISM, as recognized by its million followers in the eastern and western world, is both a religion and a philosophy. It originated from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama who become the Supreme Buddha.
Religions >> Buddhism
The 14 Precepts of Tiep Hien Buddhism
Buddhism is not one. The teaching of Buddhism is many. When Buddhism enters one country, that country always acquires a new form of Buddhism. Buddhism, in order to be Buddhism, must be suitable, appropriate to the psychology and the culture of the society...
Religions >> Buddhism
I entrust myself to earth, Earth entrusts herself to me. I entrust myself to Buddha, Buddha entrusts herself to me. In Buddhism, there are three gems: Buddha, the awakened one; Dharma, the way of understanding and loving; and Sangha, the community that lives...
Religions >> Buddhism
Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Buddha, the enlightened one, is primarily referred to Siddhartha Sakyamuni Gautama, the historical founder of Buddhism. He was a prince of a small kingdom in Kalinga (now Orissa), Northern India.
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Buddhist monks scuffle with troops in Thailand over leadership protest
BANGKOK A handful of Buddhist monks scuffled with troops in Thailand on Monday during a protest against what they called state interference in religious affairs and a bid to overthrow the governing body of their religion.
Thailand: Buddhist Feud Threatens Fragile Peace
Buddhist Dhammakaya sect monks promenade around a pagoda on a religious holiday. The fringe group reportedly has ties to ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. (PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images) ...
Buddhist Monks, Troops Clash in Thailand
Most Thais are Buddhists. There is fighting over which monk will lead them. The top candidate is 90 years old and being investigated for financial crimes.
Buddhist sects' feuding could grow into proxy war of Thai political camps
A dispute among the Thai Buddhist clergy will risk evolving into a proxy war between Thailand's competing political camps. The ruling military junta's decline in legitimacy will push it to rely more heavily on support from conservative Buddhist factions.
Superheroes Are the Latest Attractions in Thai Buddhist Temples
BANGKOK – It's a sign of changing times for Buddhism in Thailand when one sees temples, including “Wat Tam Ru,” using U.S. comic superheroes to attract children and teenagers into the religion.

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