Introduction to the Buddhist four immeasurables: love, compassion, joy and equanimity
main: A BUDDHIST VIEW OF ADDICTION. by Peter Morrell ‘it is said that as long as one is in cyclic existence, one is in the grip of some form of suffering.’
what is karma? karma and vipaka ; what is the cause of karma? classification of karma ; questions on the theory of karma ; nature of karma ; karma …
 Cited in Leysler (1995) p.3. The various Christian responses to homosexuality are, in fact, far more nuanced than I suggest here. Recent work by John Boswell: Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality, Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1980; Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe, New York: Vintage, 1995; and by Mark Johnson, …
The Great Lama Drukpa Kunley, the “Divine Madman”, was a hardcore radical anti-institutional 15 th century skeptic who hated the establishment, challenged all manner of authority without fear or hesitation, and unflinchingly forced the people of the land to question everything they knew about Buddhism, the monastic system, Enlightenment
Buddhist philosophy refers to the philosophical investigations and systems of inquiry that developed among various Buddhist colleges in India following the death of the Buddha and later spread throughout Asia.
A collection of articles on various subjects. What did Lord Buddha really have to say about God? At times, He did remain silent on this topic.
The Buddhist view of marriage considers marriage a secular affair and as such, it is not considered a sacrament. Buddhists are expected to follow the civil laws regarding marriage laid out by their respective governments.
John Pappas is a struggling Zen practitioner with a slight Vajrayana palate (but he won’t admit it) stumbling between the relative and absolute through the Buddhist Purgatory otherwise known as the Great Plains of South Dakota.
Kalu Rinpoche, a 21-year-old man, is considered to be the reincarnation of Kyabje Kalu Rinpoche. The official website for the lineage declares Kalu to be the “The Supreme reincarnation of our spiritual master,” and someone whose mere gaze can inspire equanimity, even ecstasy. These are