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.
Om mani padme hum is the mantra of Chenrezig, a highly regarded deity in the Vajrayana Buddhism. Tibetan people chant this mantra in their daily lives, whether they are resting or working.
A short introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, and overview of rituals and rituals objects such as Mandala, Prayer Wheels, Prayer Flags etc.
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.
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.
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.
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 religion that seems to suit the modern world? What are the links between cyberculture and buddhism?
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...
The Xumi Pagoda (also called Sumeru or Summer Pagoda) is a Buddhist pagoda from Hebei province, China.