Buddhists in the West can easly become blinkered and entrenched in certain views about Buddhism which lead to some very wrong opinions about Buddhism. The most salient example of a very wrong opinion is that the Buddha denied the ?tman...
On the spiritual path, the dating tips or “rules” are surprisingly simple. The post What if the Buddha Gave Dating Tips? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Treat your body like a temple Long, long ago, Lord Buddha said that keeping the body in good health is a duty we all must perform; otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. People spend their whole lives earning... The post Train Like These 40+ Bollywood Superstars appeared first on Muscle Your Way.
This is a question that is posed to me quite regularly, and I can see the skepticism in people's eyes -- the fear of meditation, and the preconceived notions that the only people that meditate are/were Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi. However,...Show More Summary
An obscure religious leader living in Pasadena has been selling his art for millions, despite being wanted in China. [ more › ]
YJ LIVE! Presenter Michael Hayes, founder of Buddha Body Yoga, offers advice for working with bigger bodies in yoga classes. The post 6 Tips for Teaching Yoga to Plus-Size Students appeared first on Yoga Journal.
One of the problems with a lot of vegetarian stir-fry recipes is they can quickly become monotonous, with the same old lineup of vegetables and tofu each and every time. Don't get us wrong—some of those can be delicious—but as Buddha's Delight reminds us, there's so much more vegetarian stir-fry potential, if we just know how to tap it.
A nice person is not exactly like a friend, but close. It is not difficult to spot a nice person. They usually go out of their way to help you when you really need help. You feel secure with them....
Episode Description: We speak to insight meditation teacher and comedian Wes Nisker about humor, enlightenment, and the way that the scientific vision has impacted and informed the teachings of the Buddha. Quoting Wavy Gravy, Wes comments...Show More Summary
Rebel Buddha is an exploration of what it means to be free and how it is that we can become free. Although we may vote for the head of our government, marry for love, and worship the divine or mundane powers of our choice, most of us don’t really feel free in our day-to-day lives. […] The post Born to be Free appeared first on Buddhist Geeks.
Is Buddhism a religion or a philosophy? This is an on-going debate. Most of us probably tend to fall on the philosophy side and we are uncomfortable with the idea of faith. Most scholars will say that when the historical Buddha used the Indian word shraddha, often translated as faith, he meant confidence, trust, and [...]
Today's Water Cooler: TPP, Clinton's twitter followers, Rand Paul and "Aqua Buddha", downer stats, cops and lead, Draghi confetti protest
All liturgies are in truth consummation and proclamation of a state of being—making the invisible become visible on the physical level. We make altars to our own inner truths. Bowing to the Buddha, I bow to awakening and stillness in me. Show More Summary
Bodhidharma did not say much if anything about Zen as if it were a lineage or a particular sect. He did say that the Lankavatara Sutra, if followed, may lead to salvation. This particular discourse of the Buddha formed the...
Episode Description: With radical advances in science in technology would it be possible for us to turn our world into a so-called, “Buddha Realm” or would it be more likely that we create some sort of God Realm, where awakeningShow More Summary
"Sleeping in museums" is the new "leaving museums promptly at closing time," though the Rubin has been ahead of the game for years, and will next month host its fifth annual Dream Over. [ more › ]
Last month, Sweden Post released a stamp that depicts the Buddha sitting in a lotus as part of a series commemorating the Era of Vikings. The post The Buddha statue found in an ancient Viking hoard appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Episode Description: This week we are joined by CEO and Founder of Twine.com and long-time Dzogchen practitioner Nova Spivack. Nova has been a student of many of the world’s most well-known Rinpoches while simultaneously being one of the first pioneering entrepreneurs on the web. Show More Summary
A new study reports that merely reading Buddhist terms in a word puzzle -- such as dharma, Buddha, and awakening -- increased the likelihood of " prosocial " behaviors among study participants, some of them familiar with Buddhism and others not. read more
If there was a Buddhist instructor today who taught that men are superior to women, and that women are slaves to their bodies and thus incapable of transcending the bonds of the physical world, odds are he wouldn't get invited to speak at, say, Spirit Rock or the New York Open Center.