get-past-difficult-breakup
Going through a difficult breakup is one of the most unpleasant experiences in anyone’s life. It’s a big change to try and train yourself out of loving the person you’ve been so close to. That’s why it’s important to take all the right steps to make sure you don’t wallow in sorrow and self-pity forever. You can (and probably...
Meditation
“When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?” ~Thich Nhat Hanh I meet with a lot of people who say things like, “Oh, I’ve tried meditation before but I’m just not good at it.” When asked to explain, the most common answer is, “I just can’t make my...
What is Buddhism?
QUESTION: What is Buddhism? ANSWER: The name Buddhism comes from the word budhi which means ‘to wake up’ and thus Buddhism can be said to be the philosophy of awakening. This philosophy has its origins in the experience of the man Siddhattha Gotama, known as the Buddha, who was himself awakened at the age of 35. Buddhism is now more than 2,500 years...
Basic Buddhist Concepts Question
What are the main teachings of the Buddha? All of the many teachings of the Buddha center on the Four Noble Truths just as the rim and spokes of a wheel center on the hub. They are called 'Four' because there are four of them. They are called 'Noble' because they ennoble one who understands them and they are called...
Never Marry A Guy Who Has These 13 Habits
Marrying a guy who is the complete opposite of your imaginary Mr. Right would be a great folly. Imagine being married to a guy who thinks you are not worthy of wonderful things, does not like to be seen with you and thinks of you as nothing more than his wife. Isn’t it like the worst dream ever? Mind you,...
Sometimes, when things are hard for our consciousness to deal with we turn to this medium between our consciousness and sub consciousness and pray. We ask for help, guidance, for something which we think is out of our control. And there are many things out of our conscious control. Praying helps, meditation too, but only with problems which come from our...
In a world full of confusion and change, a light bearer is the person destined to enlighten our path. Light bearers carry the mission of giving positive guidance as our world undergoes a positive shift from the traditional way of living to a world that is more conscious and vibrates on a higher vibration. This major change isn’t easy and may...
  As we have known, Buddha laid the foundation of Buddhism. Buddha, which means one who is awake, left his followers a great quantity of lessons throughout his life. It was said that three months before his death, Buddha addressed his disciples saying that he had been with them for forty-five years. They must learn his sermons, treasure them, practice them and teach...
Birth place of Buddhism
Unsatisfied desire for existence and sensual pleasures is the cause of rebirth. Buddhists regard the doctrine of rebirth not as a mere theory but as a verifiable fact. The belief in rebirth forms a fundamental tenet of Buddhism. However, the belief in rebirth is not confined to Buddhist; it is also found in other countries, in other religions, and even...
In the mundane world, we deal with difficult people almost of a daily basis. Whether they’re classmates, co-workers, bosses, neighbors, or random people – difficult people are everywhere! As Buddhist, we should know how to deal with such people and how to control ourselves. Yes, dealing with difficult people can be difficult, but just like our spiritual practice needs...