Buddhist Suttas

The Sammaditthi Sutta and its Commentary Translated from the Pali by Bhikkhu Nanamoli Edited and Revised by Bhikkhu Bodhi Bhikkhus, just as the dawn is the forerunner and first indication of the rising of the sun, so is right view the forerunner and first indication of wholesome states. For one of right view, bhikkhus, right

Various Buddhist Topics

Great Virtues of the Dhamma by Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda The Buddha’s teaching is generally called the Dhamma. It is neither a revelation nor a legendary speculation with a theological twist. It is the Truth ever prevailing in the Universe, and a unique discovery by a unique and enlightened religious teacher. However, Buddhism is the

Buddhist Sutras

In this page we will study Sutras, please email me if you have any questions. Heart Sutra: This is a very popular sutra in Far East. Diamond Sutra Satipatthana Sutra Heart Wisdom Sutra: Also Heart Sutra Heart Sutra: Different Version Great Parinirvana Sutra Diamond Sutra Sutra of Kindness of parents Buddha Speaks Ullambana Sutra Hei

Learn from other Practitioner’s Ideas or Experiences

In this Page we also can learn something from other people’s ideas or experiences: Crime Nursery Pride and Conciet Pastery of Pride Timeless Message Human Dignity Free Thinkers Buddhism at Christmas Time Metaphor for the Truth of the Cause of Suffering Dharma Tree Birth Death and Unmoving Mind Unfortunate Circumstances Moral Conduct Perfection of Giving

Buddhist Meditation

The Meditative Art of Attention Meditative attention is an art, or an acquired skill which brings clarity and an intelligence that sees the ‘true nature of things’. Among the variety of techniques in Buddhist meditation, the art of attention is the common thread underpinning all schools of Buddhist meditation: Mahamudra in the Tibetan tradition, Zazen

Scientific Outlook of Buddhism

THE SCIENTIFIC OUTLOOK OF BUDDHISM INTRODUCTION Buddhism, that oldest world religion, is generally misconceived to be a blind faith. As seen from its outward appearance, really it is painted with a strong religious color. To a non-Buddhist, who sees the golden image of Buddha, and hears the chanting of Sanscrit Sutras and the clinking of

Samantabhadra’s Beneficent Aspirations

Discourse on Samantabhadra’s Beneficence Aspirations Having eulogized the exalted merits and virtues of the Tathagata, Bodhisattva Samantabhadra addressed those gathered Bodhisattvas and Kumara Sudhana as follows: “Worthy men, even if all Buddhas of the ten quarters consecutively enumerate through kalpas as numerous as the number of motes contained in the ineffable numbers of Buddha-Ksetras, the

Relying on the Name of Amitabha

  RELYING ON THE NAME OF AMITABHA The Buddha Sakyamuni understands that all the beings have very heavy illusion, therefore, are deluded and unenlightened by ignorance, TREAT impermanence AS permanence, TREAT no ego, no soul (of an independent and self-contained character), impersonal, no individual independent existence (of conscious or unconscious beings) [The empirical ego is

Buddha’s Life and Teachings

The Buddha:His Life and Teaching Copyright © 1982 Buddhist Publication Society Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammâ sambuddhassa! The Buddha Introduction “The ages roll by and the Buddha seems not so far away after all; his voice whispers in our ears and tells us not to run away from the struggle but, calm-eyed, to face it,

Theravada Doctrines and Meditations

Hinayana. The small, or inferior wain, or vehicle; the form of Buddhism which developed after Buddha Sakyamuni’s death to about the beginning of the Christian era, when Mahayana doctrines were introduced. It is the orthodox school and more in direct line with the Buddhist succession than Mahayanism which developed on lines fundamentally different. The Buddha