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.
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.
A summary and explanation of the six most popular Buddhas of Japan and their origins.
This lens discusses the various poses seen in Buddha statues known as Mudras. Each Mudra has a religious and symbolic meaning and is associated with the Buddha's teachings or path to enlightenment. The word Mudra means "sign" or "seal" in Sanskrit....
12 common misconceptions about Buddhism being explained here. This will help you understand Buddhism better.
My spiritual encounter with Sukyo Mahikari, the art of giving divine light.
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) Debi: You know what you need? Marty: What? Debi: Shakabuku. Marty: You wanna tell me what that means? Debi: It's a swift, spiritual kick to the head that alters your reality forever. Marty: Oh, that'd be good. I...
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.