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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
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
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

Buddhism is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Buddhism books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Buddhism for the Future - BuddhaNet
E-mail: bdea@buddhanet.net. Web site: www.
Essentials of Buddhism - BuddhaNet
____. A consistent and comprehensive treatise on. Essentials of Buddhism.
Fundamentals of Buddhism - BuddhaNet
Web site: www.buddhanet.net.
Buddhism in a Nutshell - BuddhaNet
BOOKLIBRARY. E-mail: bdea@buddhanet.net.
To Understand Buddhism - BuddhaNet
Web site: www.buddhanet.net.

Suggested News Resources

Dhammakaya saga threatens to deepen feud in Thai Buddhism
BANGKOK: Dhammakaya, the world's fastest growing group within Buddhism, has more than 4,000 monks and claims to have millions of followers in Thailand and abroad. In recent months however, the sect has come under increasing scrutiny over a raft of ...
Buddhism's Teaching on the Five Elements: An Answer to Creating Friendly AGI?
I suggest there is no such thing as 'Buddhism', but rather 'Buddhisms'.
Dalai Lama: Buddhist centers should be academic classrooms, places of
Earlier this week the Dalai Lama called on Buddhist centers to host academic pursuits and interreligious dialogue.
12 Buddhist Books To Read On Your Path To Enlightenment
Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight. Following in the Buddha's ...
Buddhism Scholar Wins Grant to Study in Mongolia
Early in the 20th century Buddhist monastics in Mongolia and Tibet engaged with European and Slavic intellectuals, exchanges that reframed the study of Buddhism and Inner Asia and continue to influence scholars today.

Suggested Web Resources

Buddhism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buddhism /ˈbudɪzəm/ is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to ...
A Basic Buddhism Guide: 5 Minute Introduction - BuddhaNet
What is Buddhism? Buddhism is a religion to about 300 million people around the world. The word comes from 'budhi', 'to awaken'.
About Buddhism
Learn about the history and main teachings of Buddhism and gain a basic understanding of this ancient religion and philosophy. Includes information on ...
Basics of Buddhism - PBS
A simple introduction to the religion and the basic tenets of Buddhists. From PBS.
Buddhism - Shambhala
Buddhism is a living tradition, passed from teacher to student, as a set of pragmatic instructions and techniques for cultivating sanity and brilliance in ourselves ...

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