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About Buddha

2021-09-23T07:58:05-04:00

About Buddha In Introduction to Buddhism, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso explains: In general, ‘Buddha’ means ‘Awakened One’, someone who has awakened from the sleep of ignorance and sees things as they really are. A Buddha is a person who is completely free from all faults and mental obstructions. There are many people who have become Buddhas in the past, and many people will become Buddhas in the future. Qualities There is nothing that Buddha does not know. Because he has awakened from the sleep of ignorance and has removed all obstructions from his mind, he knows everything of the past, present, and [...]

About Buddha2021-09-23T07:58:05-04:00

About Dharma

2021-09-23T07:59:52-04:00

About Dharma Dharma means “protection.” By practicing Buddha’s teachings we protect ourself from suffering and problems. All the problems we experience during daily life originate in ignorance, and the method for eliminating ignorance is to practice Dharma. Practicing Dharma is the supreme method for improving the quality of our human life. The quality of life depends not upon external development or material progress, but upon the inner development of peace and happiness. For example, in the past many Buddhists lived in poor and underdeveloped countries, but they were able to find pure, lasting happiness by practicing what Buddha had taught. If [...]

About Dharma2021-09-23T07:59:52-04:00

About Karma

2021-09-23T07:52:38-04:00

About Karma The law of karma is a special instance of the law of cause and effect, according to which all our actions of body, speech and mind are causes and all our experiences are their effects. The law of karma explains why each individual has a unique mental disposition, a unique physical appearance and unique experiences. These are the various effects of the countless actions that each individual has performed in the past. We cannot find any two people who have created exactly the same history of actions throughout their past lives, and so we [...]

About Karma2021-09-23T07:52:38-04:00

About Tantra

2021-06-18T10:58:29-04:00

About Tantra Different people have different capacities for spiritual understanding and practice. For this reason, out of his compassion, Buddha Shakyamuni gave teachings at many levels, just as a skilful doctor administers a variety of remedies to treat different types of sick people. For those who wish merely to attain human happiness, Buddha gave teachings revealing actions and their effects, or karma; and he taught moral discipline as their main practice. Three Spiritual Goals For those who wish to experience the permanent inner peace of liberation, or nirvana, for themselves alone, Buddha gave teachings on [...]

About Tantra2021-06-18T10:58:29-04:00
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