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  1. Tejwant Singh

    Interfaith Regarding Terrorism: From A Muslim, Jew, Christian And Sikh

    As we review events going back to September 11, 2001, and before, we observe with horror an increase in the incidence of terrorism on our planet. We observe much of that emanating from the Middle East, the home of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. We observe a tradition from India, Sikhism, that...
  2. Admin

    Religious Young People: Why Did This Sikh, Jew, Christian And Buddhist Become More Observant Than Th

    A survey published this week found more young people turning away from religion, believing that the definition of being "moral" meant looking after your family rather than taking part in religion. More than half of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned in the poll said their peers were less...
  3. spnadmin

    Buddhism Do Americans Understand Buddhism?

    by Owen Flanagan Last month when my new book, "The Bodhisattva's Brain: Buddhism Naturalized" (MIT, 2011) was published, I was deep in the jungle among the Achuar, an indigenous people living on two million acres of primary rain forest in southeastern Ecuador and northeastern Peru. The Achuar...
  4. spnadmin

    Buddhism The Practical Wisdom Of Buddhism

    C. Clinton Sidle Director, Roy H. Park Leadership Fellows Program at Cornell University There is a famous Buddhist saying: "It is not the appearance that binds you, it's the attachment to the appearance that binds you." What does that really mean, and how might it apply to you and me...
  5. spnadmin

    Buddhism Buddhism And Wealth: Defining 'Right Livelihood'

    Lewis Richmond Buddhist writer and teacher "Right Livelihood" is a traditional Buddhist teaching and one of the limbs of the eight-fold path taught by the Buddha. For laypeople, Buddha's teaching of right livelihood meant ethical livelihood. In the book The Buddha's Teaching on...
  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...
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    What Is Karma In Buddhism And In Sikhi?

    Tejwant ji, You wrote: Karma is again different than it is in the Hindu concept. Karma in Sikhi means,"we reap what we sow" in this life as reincarnation does not come in the equation. Hence, Karma in Sikhi is a proven fact.<end quote> Could you please elaborate and give some examples...
  10. Admin

    Buddhism 'My Spiritual Journey,' By The Dalai Lama

    The following is an excerpt from the Dalai Lama's latest book, "My Spiritual Journey," a collection of personal memories, anecdotes and reflections on his boyhood in Tibet, his early life as a monk and his experiences as a world leader living in exile: I am a professional laugher I have...
  11. Admin

    Buddhism The Value Of Mistakes In Buddhism

    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 were on his spiritual journey today. How would he combine Buddhism and dating? How would he handle stress in the...
  12. Admin

    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...
  13. spnadmin

    Buddhism China Aims To Annihilate Buddhism: Dalai Lama

    China aims to annihilate Buddhism: Dalai Lama China aims to annihilate Buddhism: Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama blasted Chinese authorities on Wednesday, accusing them of trying to ‘annihilate Buddhism’ in Tibet as he...
  14. Admin

    Buddhism Original Buddhism And Brahminic Interference

    Original Buddhism And Brahminic Interference K. Jamanadas A member of the UK Buddhist Society, and Psychology Ph. D. student and a researcher for an important Broadcasting channel in U. K. (Department of Religion and Ethics), wished me to clarify: "whether it was the ‘Brahmins’ who...
  15. Admin

    Buddhism Buddhism Wins Best Religion In The World Award!

    In advance of their annual Leading Figure award to a religious figure who has done the most to advance the cause of humanism and peace, the Geneva-based International Coalition for the Advancement of Religious and Spirituality (ICARUS) has chosen to bestow a special award this year on the...
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    Buddhism Guru Nanak And Tibetan Buddhism

    Guru Nanak and Tibetan Buddhism by TARUNGPA TULKU I have wanted for a long time to say something about my impressions of the Religion of the Sikhs in India, and my connections with it. After my escape from Tibet, I lived as a refugee in India for several years, alongside so many of my...
  17. Astroboy

    Wisdom Of The Orient

    Lao Tzu's "Tao" Heaven and Earth don't play favourites They treat everything with equal detachment. Sages don't play favourites They treat good people and bad with equal detachment. Heaven and earth are like a set of bellows. Although empty, they are endlessly productive. The more you...
  18. Vikram singh

    Hinduism Thousands Of Hindus Embrace Buddhism In Mumbai

    Buddhist monks attend a mass conversion rally at Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai on Sunday Mumbai: It is widely known that the man who led the great exercise of drafting India's Constitution. B R Ambedkar, wanted to turn a Sikh at one stage. It is a pity that those entrusted with spreading the...
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    School's Out(side) To Explore How Buddhism Relates To Nature, Conservation And Sustainable Developme

    The course only lasted a week but this is a school with ample resources for year-round classes. Sometimes the day's activities took place in a watershed forest, sometimes on the ridge of a steep limestone cliff, sometimes in a remote hilltop village...
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    Buddhism Buddhism Spreads Down Under As Asians Change Australia (Pacific News Service)

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