Jhator, or Tibetan sky burials, are extreme ways to be buried and make for a strange Buddhist death ritual. What an absolutely insane practice! What do Buddhists believe about the afterlife after all?
Like all the Buddhas of the past, like all the Buddhas of the future, He was born, reached enlightement and passed away on the Full Moon of the 4th Lunar Month, which this year is celebrated on this June 7th 2009. ...
Reciting simple buddhist chants for happiness, whether for yourself or the universe, can bring immense benefits and positivity into your life, once you discover the power of Nam- myoho- renge- kyo.
Buddhism is not a religion in the sense that it has a doctrine, creed or cult. It is a set of precepts based on a philosophy that the universe exists in our minds, and is a set of patterns and movements, always...
“Oh, to be the ruler of life, not a slave.” Walt Whitman. What is freedom? Is it living as we choose, our spirits unchained and unhindered by expectations and obligations? Is it releasing the inner entombed...
Buddhism wasn't always the religion of choice in China. This article gives a brief overview of it's introduction into Chinese society.
Are you a victim of the monkey mind? Find out what the term means, how it manifests itself, and what steps you can take to alleviate it.
The popularity of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan Buddhism is greater than ever. There are indications that the Dalai Lama is not so enlightened as he seems. There is a dark hidden trap in this religion.
This hub presents you with famous quotes that have been spoken by the Buddha more than two thousand years ago. Quotes are the fastest way to motivate and inspire you.
This is a story about Ajahn Siripanno, who gave up everything and becoming a Theravada Buddhist forest monk in Thailand. His father is a successful businessman with net worth of billions of Dollars.