An overview of Vajyayana Buddhism, and a short introduction to the great masters in Vajrayana Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism.
The Xumi Pagoda (also called Sumeru or Summer Pagoda) is a Buddhist pagoda from Hebei province, China.
Mahayana Buddhism grew up in India as a critique of certain tendencies in the Hinayana, the earlier form of Buddhism. Mahayana means "Greater Vehicle" and Hinayana means "Lesser Vehicle" although adherents to Hinayana would prefer that Hinayana be translated as "Way of the Elders".
There are typical misconceptions about meditation that prevent people from getting benefits from it. This article dispels some common misconceptions about Vipassana meditation, widespread today.
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.
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.
12 common misconceptions about Buddhism being explained here. This will help you understand Buddhism better.
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.
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.
From the origin to the diffusion, a brief history of Buddhism.