2016-10-27T11:02:31ZA continuation of the List of Buddhist Lists, listing items with six to ten items.
2016-10-27T11:02:31Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The Buddha's first
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZShingon, Japanese esoteric Buddhism, is the only living form of Vajrayana outside of Tibetan Buddhism.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZWe all want to be happy, but what is happiness, and how do we find it? Here is what the Buddha taught.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZJodo Shinshu Buddhism provided a dharma path for all Japanese people, independent of the aristocracy.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZThese are good beginner-level books for people who want to learn about Zen Buddhism. Although Zen itself is not something that can be learned from books, these might tell you if Zen is something you want to explore further.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZGenerations of Tibetans have been inspired by the story of Milarepa -- a sorcerer, sage and poet.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZThe Buddha taught that cultivation of these seven factors leads to enlightenment. The factors are also manifestations of enlightenment. What are they?
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZBuddhism opposes war, but sometimes Buddhists must go to war. Buddhism values pacifism, yet Buddhism is associated with martial arts. What does Buddhism teach about war?
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZIn Buddhism, mudita is joy for the good fortune of others. Opening our hearts to sympathetic joy is a prerequisite for enlightenment.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZHow to tame jealousy and envy with Buddhist practice.
2016-10-27T11:02:31Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The basic definition
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZAlaya-vijnana, or Storehouse Consciousness, is a subconscious repository that contains impressions of all our past actions and the seeds of karma we have created.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZWhat role does science play in modern-day Buddhism and how can it be used to enhance one's understanding of the religion?
2016-10-27T11:02:31Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >For English speakers,
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZThe Mahayana doctrine of Trikaya -- the three bodies of Buddha -- teaches us about the nature of enlightenment, the nature of existence, and the way a Buddha manifests in the world.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZThese Ten Perfections of Theravada are from early Buddhist texts. They are qualities that, if developed, will lead to buddhahood.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZThe koan Mu, also known as Chao-chou's Dog, is one of the most famous Zen koans. Here is a brief introduction to the koan.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZTara is one of the most familiar figures of Tibetan Buddhist iconography. Here is a simple introduction explaining who she is and what she represents.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZKsitigarbha is the iconic bodhisattva of the Buddhist hell realm. He is also called upon to guide deceased children and to protect travelers,
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZDoes Buddhism teach that hell is a real place? Or is it an allegory of our psychological projections?
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZThe third section of the List of Buddhist Lists, with lists of items of more than ten.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZBuddhist texts and teachers sometimes refer to Mount Meru, also called Sumeru (Sanskrit) or Sineru (Pali). Mount Meru is a sacred mountain in Buddhist, Hindu and Jain mythology. For a time, the existence (or not) of Meru was a heated controversy.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZDorje Shugden is an iconic character from Tibetan mythology with a loyal following. At a time when Tibetan Buddhism is in diaspora and under terrible stress, Shugden followers seem bent on destroying Tibetan Buddhism altogether -- in the name of saving it.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZTo become a Buddhist is to take refuge in the Three Jewels, also called the Three Treasures -- the Buddha, the Dharma, the Sangha.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZTiantai was a vibrant school of Buddhism in China that influenced other schools as well. Here is a brief introduction to Tiantai.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZThe historical Buddha's most famous statements on women came about when his stepmother and aunt, Maha Pajapati Gotami, asked to join the Sangha and become a nun. The Buddha initially refused her request. Eventually he relented, but in doing so he made conditions and a prediction that remain controversial to this day.
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZFood is offered to monks and ritually to deities and hungry ghosts. Here is a brief explanation of the meaning and purpose of Buddhist food offerings.
2016-10-27T11:02:31Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" > In the Sutta-pitaka
2016-10-27T11:02:31ZTibetan Buddhism has developed into six distinctive major traditions - Nyingma, Kagyu, Sakya, Gelug, Jonang, and Bonpo. Here is a brief explanation of each.