A ten-day silent Vipassana meditation course can be a scary proposition--especially when you're asked to turn over your car keys and cell phone on arrival. Here's why you shouldn't worry about being brainwashed.
The Untold Life of Jesus and his studies of Buddhism and Hinduism. This is a speculative theory and not in any way meant to deny or discredit any alternative beliefs. The research behind this hub comes from several sources, including the...
A short introduction to the Dalai Lama, the Panchen Lama and the Tibetan Buddhism. The article explores the future of religious life in Tibet, in Chinese occupancy.
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.
Shafts of sunlight dance through branches as the apprentice arrives at the master's garden. His eyes crinkle at the beauty around him. A lone furrow worries his forehead. Unsure. Unwary. Incomplete.
My spiritual encounter with Sukyo Mahikari, the art of giving divine light.
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....
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.
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...