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    How different are messages of Buddha and Founding Guru Nanak of Sikhs!

    Buddha was not a God. He never claimed to be a God. He never claimed to be messenger of God. He was a man who achieved Nirvana through Human efforts. Guru Nanak claimed the same except he accepted God within us. How different are messages of Buddha and Founding Guru Nanak of Sikhs! Buddha and...
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    Buddhism Why Does Buddha Have A Jooda?

    Why does Buddha have a jooda? Example: Buddhists call it an ushnisha. It is considered to be a crown. It represents the Buddha's pre-ascetic life as a prince. The long earlobes are from the heavy earrings he wore as a prince. The ushnisha is meant to be worn by the Chakravartin, who...
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    Buddhism How Buddha Talks About Shabad (Divine Light And Sound)?

    In the early stages of the Buddha’s spiritual research, he applied various methods to control his mind including austerities and fasting. But it was only when he adopted the right course of meditation that his eye of wisdom opened and light appeared. After this experience, says the Buddha, he...
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    Buddhism The Buddha's Teachings About The Soul

    by Lewis Richmond Vacchagotta -- Vaccha for short -- was one of the many religious wanderers whose spiritual dialogue with Gautama the Buddha is recorded in Buddhist scripture (the Aggi-Vacchagotta Sutta). Vaccha was full of questions, particularly about the soul. The soul -- or atman in the...
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    Buddhism 2500 Years After The Buddha, Tibetan Buddhists Acknowledge Women

    Michaela Haas Buddhist women are celebrating a landmark victory: In April, the renowned Institute for Buddhist Dialectical Studies (IBD) in Dharamsala, India, conferred the degree of "Geshe" -- the Tibetan equivalent of Ph.D. -- to Venerable Kelsang Wangmo, a German nun. This is a...
  6. spnadmin

    Buddhism Misunderstanding Buddhism (The Un-FAQ)

    From a site I only recently discovered comes this article, submitted for your reactions, and insights from Buddhists who would want to elaborate or correct mistakes. Misunderstanding Buddhism Barbara O'Brien Buddhists want to get enlightened so they can be blissed out all the time. And...
  7. spnadmin

    Buddhism Reincarnation In Buddhism

    Very interested in the reactions of members of this forum to this article. This has puzzled me - the question of how rebirth or reincarnation would occur if there is no soul. Perhaps this article is so simplistic it is wrong. Perhaps it is just wrong. Perhaps the author has done a decent job of...
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    Buddhism Was Buddha A Gurmukh?

    I will try to ask my question and subsequent posts respectfully but plainly and directly. If someone feels offended please point it out and I shall apologize as well as change/edit the post. In light of Gurbani what can be said on Buddhism? (Since Buddhism is a major world religion and has many...
  9. Admin

    The Buddha Dal - The Original Homeland Security

    The Original Homeland Security: The Buddha Dal NIHANGSINGH.ORG The lineage of the Budha Dal traces back to the creation of the Akal Army at the time of Guru Hargobind, The Sixth Master. Baba Budha Ji is considered one of the foremost figures in Sikh history - he was one of...
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    Baba Buddha: Grand Old Man Of Sikhi

    Baba Buddha: Grand Old Man of Sikhdom by GURDIP SINGH RANDHAWA Baba Buddha (1506 -1631), a most venerated and primal figure of early Sikhism, was born on October 6, 1506 at the village of Katthu Narigal, 18 km northeast of Amritsar, Punjab. Bura, as he was originally named...
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    Buddhism Buddhism And Vegetarianism: Would Siddhartha Eat Meat?

    Many people look to Siddhartha Gautama as an example of someone who attained nirvana, a buddha. Every other week in this column we look at what it might be like if Siddhartha was on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and dating? How would he handle stress in the...
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    Buddhism Buddha Relics Enshrined At Chinese Temple

    Relics believed to be part of the skull of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, found three years ago, were enshrined on Saturday at the Qixia Temple in Jiangsu province in China. The relics were sent to the country from India by Emperor Ashoka and buried beneath a Chinese temple over...
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    Arts/Society Important - Gurudwara Bir Baba Buddha Sahib?

    Has anyone got the contact phone number for this Gurudwara, i Amritsar district. I need it urgently.
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    Buddhism Buddha: An Atheist Or God?

    A common view among some Buddhist is that Buddha said there was no such thing as God. Well, he also said there is no such thing as self also. Does that mean you don't exist just as God doesn't exist? Who or what is reading this if you don't exist? The teachings of Buddha about God have to be...
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    Sikh News Buddha Boy?

    BBC NEWS | South Asia | Nepal Buddha Boy 'sighted again' Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 December 2006, 09:44 GMT...
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    Sikh News Baba Buddha Ji Grant Some Wisdom To Our Leaders

    Baba Buddha Ji grant some wisdom to our Leaders Date: 10/27/2006 Satirist Jaspal Bhatti never seems to miss an opportunity to make politicians realise their mistakes. A day after Amritsar witnessed a clash of Akali leaders Parkash Singh Badal and Simranjit Singh Mann, Bhatti was seen camping...
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    Sri Lanka: Civil Groups To Agitate Over Omanthai Buddha Statue (TamilNet)

    Vavuniya civil group leaders Thursday announced at a discussion held in the office of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) that they would launch an agitation if the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) fails to remove the controversial Buddha statue erected in the Omanthai Pillaiyar temple premises within...
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    Buddha In New York

    Buddha visits New York City and approaches a hot-dog vendor.'Make me one with everything', the Buddha requests. Having received his hot-dog, the Buddha hands a ten-dollar bill to the vendor.'What about my change?' the Buddha asks, to which the street vendor replies:'Change comes from within'.