Enlightenment (Buddhism) “bodhi”: knowledge, wisdom, wakeful intellect, or awakened divinity of a Buddha In Buddhism, enlightenment (called bodhi in Indian Buddhism, or satori in Zen Buddhism) is when a Buddhist finds the truth about […]
Buddhist groups have been at the forefront of efforts to care for the environment. Included in their effort is Buddhist literature for children that reflects environmental concerns.
Picture books on this topic take two approaches: In one, bodhisattvas – wise and powerful supernatural beings that can appear in the world to help human beings – serve as models for children in the way that they protect the environment.
Out of the Five Precepts, the fourth precept – Musavada - is the one people break mostly; that is to make a false speech.
In the era where bullies or slanders can be found in abundance, as well as, spicing up what have been heard and disseminating them are what people commonly do most, such practices would make false speech disperse further. Those who fall into the trap or get involved in listening to and believing in it would bear the unwholesome consequence from such actions as well.
The Buddha was a real historical person who ate, slept, sweated, and got tired. Yet he was also an extraordinary person who developed inspiring qualities that we are all capable of developing. If you find some of the details of the developed hagiography of the Buddha an off-putting burden, look to him as a great human teacher of the path beyond human limitation.
officially titled Phra Phuttha Maha Suwana Patimakon, is a gold Maravijaya Attitude seated Buddharupa statue, with a weight of 5.5 tonnes. It is located in the temple of Wat Traimit, Bangkok, Thailand.
atue of the Buddha in the city of Leshan, Sichuan Province, has reportedly shed tears many times throughout history. The people take it as a message in response to the state of the world today. Let’s delve into the context of each miraculous occurrence.
Twenty Buddhist figures formerly in the collection of the Chang Foundation will also be offered at the sale. Founded by celebrated collector Zhang Tiange, The Chang Foundation Museum is a renowned museum in Taipei showcasing ancient Chinese art pieces from various collections of the Chang family.
Planet Earth on fire as a result of Climate change
According to Buddhist meditation Master Acharavadee Wongsakon we have not been good stewards of the planet. We as a society have allowed corporate greed and our own unbridled consumption to bring our planet to the brink of disaster.