Buddhism and Hinduism are the two well-known philosophies emerged in the Indian sub-continent. Spiritual inquiry in India has never been a systematic progression of a single school of thought. It tolerated experiments and new religious concepts. Nirvana was such a novel idea proposed by Buddha.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
12 common misconceptions about Buddhism being explained here. This will help you understand Buddhism better.
A religion that seems to suit the modern world? What are the links between cyberculture and buddhism?
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.
Brief introduction to insight meditation, its history, practice, and key points to remember when starting your practice.