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.
A summary and explanation of the six most popular Buddhas of Japan and their origins.
Buddhaguna chanting to make life better! The Advantages of Chanting Buddhaguna by Phra Dhebsinghaburajarn and English version by Dr. Suchitra Ronruen Chanting the holy stanzas is the way of life. A person who chants every day will be good and...
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....
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.
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?
This is the continuation of Part I of this story of a Laotian girl becoming a young woman raised in the royal palace of her grandfather and in a time of wars and change.
A Buddha Rupa always comes with a typical Mudra. However we focus on the five dhyani Buddha Mudras here. They are Vairochana, Akshobhya, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha and Amoghasiddhi Buddha Mudras.
This is the short version of Goenka's Metta Meditation on the last day. Since I could not find anything but a YouTube video of him, I decided to share the text with you.
A true story of a remarkable Buddhist king, and especially of his remarkable Christian granddaughter. This chapter sets the scene for both.