Buddhism

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

An instant New York Times bestseller Two spiritual giants. Five days. One timeless question.  Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships—or, as they would say, because of them—they are two of the …

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World Read More »

In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha)

This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha’s teachings – in his own words. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught. Divided into ten thematic chapters, In the Buddha’s Words reveals …

In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha) Read More »

Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

This book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and what giving care really means. In Awake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care as well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort—and change the way we think about death. Equal parts …

Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care Read More »

Mindfulness in Plain English

“A masterpiece.” —Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness in Plain English was first published in 1994, is one of the bestselling — and most influential — books in the field of mindfulness. It’s easy to see why. Author Bhante Gunaratana, a renowned meditation master, takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice …

Mindfulness in Plain English Read More »

Meaning peace Buddhism

THE MEANING OF PEACE IN BUDDHISM

Meaning peace Buddhism aims to add to the knowledge of the meaning of peace in Buddhist philosophy as the basis for writing this article MEANING PEACE BUDDHISM Today many religious systems or belief systems fall into the concept of absolutism, a view which assumes this is true and the other is wrong. As a result …

THE MEANING OF PEACE IN BUDDHISM Read More »

Aesthetic Philosophy in Buddhism

Everyone would love beauty. The beauty is very close to the human senses. The beauty experienced by the senses are simply a process in which one is aware of by directing experience of the beauty of the outside world. The physical beauty that pleases the senses from the outside is only actual, and who can …

Aesthetic Philosophy in Buddhism Read More »

The Position of Buddhism Between the “Determination” and “Free Will”

Sometimes I wonder if I’m really free or not. To answer the question, is there any need to understand about “truth” and the issue of liberty. Is my choice free or not determined by external factors? When I choose a different path, am I also responsible for my own actions? There are some interpretations about …

The Position of Buddhism Between the “Determination” and “Free Will” Read More »

The Four Noble Truths

The Four Noble Truths are the four fundamental categorical statements, propositions or axioms of the Buddha regarding the man’s progress in his samsaric existence and the way out of it and, hence forms the essence of his teaching. These four categorical statements are (i) There is dukkha. (ii) There is its arising (samudaya). (iii) There …

The Four Noble Truths Read More »

Forms of Interaction Between Teachers and Students on Learning Buddhism in Improving Students Academic Ability

Education can be interpreted as a form of learning interactions. In the process of learning, the teacher and students are engaged in learning activities. Learning activities interact and exchange information between teachers and students and among students. However in teaching, the teachers still tend to be boring and to utilize minimal instructional media. The inability …

Forms of Interaction Between Teachers and Students on Learning Buddhism in Improving Students Academic Ability Read More »

%d bloggers like this: