Buddhism

Buddhism is a non-theistic religion or philosophy that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha. He is recognized by Buddhists as an enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end their suffering through the elimination of ignorance and craving. Buddhists believe that this is accomplished through the direct understanding and perception ... View more

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02/07/2017

Coloring For Meditation

Tibetan Buddhists have long seen art as a powerful meditative practice, but you need not be Buddhist to enjoy coloring the fifty illustrations in T...
07/31/2016

Help me to accept...

Humor; to live is to laugh.
03/15/2017

Watan Walo Watan Na Bech Dena

Watan Walo Watan Na Bech Dena Aakash hiwale Aakash hiwale
01/11/2017

Minnesota Lama

There is a nine-year-old boy in a suburb of Minneapolis who is training to be a Tibetan Buddhist priest--but not just any priest. Jalue Dorje has b...
06/21/2016

The parable of the archer

The tale of a boisterous young fellow who challenges a zen master to an archery contest. Little does he know, that there's more to this master than...
04/23/2017

My OnFaith 5: Zen Buddhism

The OnFaith Five is a set of questions we all can answer to express our own relationship with faith and connect us in our search for meaning.
08/07/2016
01/04/2017

Make a Difference this 2017 (Write your letter at tahil@aidemocracy.org today!)

This letter was sent to mosques in Southern California, including my neighboring Islamic Center of Claremont. I have been working with secular huma...
03/12/2017

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08/01/2016

Kindness

Kindness
03/13/2017

A Buddhist Perspective on Faith and Technology

The twin wings of enlightenment are wisdom and compassion.
11/22/2016

Chart: Growth of the Religiously Unaffiliated, 1972-2016

From the PRRI report, "Exodus: Why Americans are Leaving Religion—and Why They’re Unlikely to Come Back" (2016)
01/11/2017

Ep. 1 The Chosen One -- Jalue Dorjee

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN - Nine year old Jalue Dorjee, the 8th reincarnation of Takshem Neuden Dorjee, studies Buddhism with his father Tsegyal Dorje insi...
04/12/2017

Songkran: Thai New Year in a Nutshell

Songkran is known to many Western tourists as the biggest, wildest water fight / nation-wide party you'll ever see, but this raucous tradition has ...
03/16/2017

Wat Rong Khun

Also known as the White Temple, this Temple was reconstructed in the 1990s from a Buddhist temple into an art exhibit. Located in Chiang Rai, Thai...
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03/13/2017

One, Two, Three - The Number Three in Hindu Philosophy

This post explores the deep-rooted, underappreciated place of the number three in the Hindu philosophical tradition.
04/18/2017

My OnFaith 5: "The Entire Universe is Our Family"

The OnFaith Five is a set of questions we all can answer to express our own relationship with faith and connect us in our search for meaning.
05/20/2017

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