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Editorial

What Buddhism Says About Success

Le 17 July 2015, by Buddhachannel Eng.

The first thing Buddhism would say about success is that it is fleeting, like everything in this world. Impermanence was the Buddha’s first great insight into the nature of reality. He also understood that as a consequence, loss and its consequent suffering are written into the fabric of human life. Whatever we attain or accomplish in life—whether it be wealth, fame, status or power—is destined to fade and pass away. None of it is worth pinning our deepest hopes on; none of (...) continue

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Hsi Lai Vegetarian Buffet — Chew with purpose

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A Buddhist Monk’s Vegetarian Diet To Minimize Chemical Exposure

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Vegetarianism in Buddhism

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Evénement

Sept-Oct 2015 - Retreat Program

Sept-Oct 2015 - Retreat Program at Dechen Choling Meditation Center Shambhala Training 4 - Awakened Heart Date: 12 - 13 September Weekend meditation retreat for advanced students of the Shambhala Buddhist Tradition. Mindfulness in Nature - Retreat Date: 12 - 17 September With: Mathias Pongracz Discover the transformative power of the natural world. Taught in French (translation available). Contemplative Photography Workshop (Level 1) Date: 18 - 23 September With: Hèlen Vink "Seeing From (...) continue


Buddhist directory

New York — Won Buddhism of Manhattan

Won Buddhism of Manhattan has served, for the last sixteen years, as a spiritual home for New Yorkers. The Manhattan Won Buddhist Temple, which is also the site of the Won Buddhist UN Office, was founded in 1994. It is a place of peace and restoration, and a place to learn and practice Won Buddhism and meditation. Won Buddhists follow Sotaesan’s vision of living the teaching of Buddha with simplicity and commitment in our highly modern and materialistic society. Won Buddhism, as a (...) continue

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Articles and talks

Good Questions Good Answers : Rebirth II

GOOD QUESTIONS GOOD ANSWERS With Ven. S. Dhammika Questions on Rebirth HOW DOES THE MIND GO FROM ONE BODY TO ANOTHER? Think of it being like radio waves. The radio waves, which are not made up of words and music but energy at different frequencies, are transmitted, travel through space, and attracted to and picked up by the receiver from where they are broadcast as words and music. It is the same with the mind. At death, mental energy travels through space, is attracted to and picked up by the fertilised egg. As the embryo grows, it centres itself in the brain from where it later broadcasts itself as the new personality. IS ONE ALWAYS REBORN AS A HUMAN BEING? (...) continue


Fundamental texts

Metta Sutta - The Buddha’s Teaching on Loving-kindness

Metta Sutta The Buddha’s Teaching on Loving-kindness This is what should be done By one who is skilled in goodness, And who knows the path of peace: Let them be able and upright, Straightforward and gentle in speech. Humble and not conceited, Contented and easily satisfied. Unburdened with duties and frugal in their ways. Peaceful and calm, and wise and skilful, Not proud and demanding in nature. Let them not do the slightest thing That the wise would later reprove. Wishing: In gladness and in safety, May all beings be at ease. Whatever living beings there may be; Whether they are weak or strong, omitting none, The great or the mighty, medium, short or small, The seen and the unseen, (...) continue


Buddhism

Sri Lanka — JHU gives minus marks to Buddhist education dept

UPFA MP Ven. Aturaliya Ratana Thera told Parliament on July 6 that the Buddhist Affairs Department was lackadiasical in revamping Buddhist religious education in the country in conformity with trends in the modern world. The monk said Buddhist meditation methods were used in certain states in the United States today to rehabilitate misguided youth. “They hire Buddhist scholars from Asian countries for this purpose. They use ‘Vidharshana Bhavana’ to correct such misguided children,” he said. Ven. Ratana Thera said internationally reputed Buddhist Universities had been established in Korea, China, Myanmar and Thailand and stressed the need to upgrade the status of Buddhist Universities in (...) continue

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Hindu statesman Zed to be honored at “Global Dharma Conference” in New Jersey

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will receive "Pride of Dharma" Award at Global Dharma Conference in Edison (New Jersey, USA) on September 11. The “Pride of Dharma” Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of those Hindus who have made a major impact on the Hindu society in an effort to protect, preserve and propagate Dharma. Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, has taken-up interfaith, religion, Roma (Gypsies) and other causes all over the world. He has read opening prayers in United States Senate and US House of Representatives in Washington DC, various State Senates and State Assemblies/Houses-of-Representatives, various County Commissions and (...) continue