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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07/31/2016

Help me to accept...

Humor; to live is to laugh.
07/30/2016

Health is the greatest gift

Health is the greatest gift
10/12/2016
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...
08/07/2016
08/20/2016

SURPRIZE, SURPRIZE, THINGS ARE NOT WHAT WE'VE BEEN TAUGHT.

MODERN TECHNOLOGY IS NOT ALL THAT NEW. NEW TO US MAYBE BUT THE UNIVERSE IS DIGITAL AND THE FURTHER WE GET INTO THE 5TH EPOCH THE MORE WE ARE GOING ...
12/22/2016

He Raises Up the Lowly

A commentary on Mary's view of the world
07/04/2016

Buddham Dhun

Secret for Meditation
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...
08/01/2016

Lost in meditation

Lost in meditation
08/01/2016

Kindness

Kindness
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)
11/29/2016
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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...
11/21/2016

Embracing varieties of religious experience

Reflections from Dean David Hempton to mark Divinity School’s bicentennial. This interview first appeared in the Harvard Gazette, November 15, 2016...

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