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.
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.
Brief introduction to insight meditation, its history, practice, and key points to remember when starting your practice.
Tibetan Buddhism believes in eight significant events in the life of the Buddha which are often depicted in Stupas. These commemorative Stupas of the Buddha are built in different parts of the world.
In Zen meditation, we practice seeing things as they are. This leads to wonderful gifts of insight, and to skills we must use carefully, such as foresight and hindsight.
Buddhism flourished rapidly during the lifetime of Buddha in India and abroad. There were several reasons for the rapid rise of this religion in the sixth century B.C.
Despite their common goal, Japan's Soto and Rinzai schools of Zen Buddhism strongly disagree on how much emphasis to place on the practice of sitting meditation.
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.
A Buddha Rupa always comes with a typical Mudra. However we focus on the five dhyani Buddha Mudras here. They are Vairochana, Akshobhya, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha and Amoghasiddhi Buddha Mudras.
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 changing. We live only in the present, and are the sum of our experiences.