Buddhism is defined by the ‘Dharma’ – or the teachings of the Buddha – and the ‘Vinaya Discipline’, which is the moral backbone of Buddhism.
Dear Venerable Sir I have read your kindly attached book with considerable interest . As a Chinese Buddhist who has also studied (and benefited immensely from) the
The interior of the brain (as the ‘mind’) is infinite in its ability to imagine, but none of what it imagines is a) real, or
The Theravada School is one tradition of at least eighteen lineages that developed from the teachings of the single Buddha. Each of these schools differed
There are curious similarities between certain aspects of Buddhist and Christian teaching, this fact is beyond a doubt, but as to whether this constitutes a direct developmental ‘influence’ between the earlier Buddhism upon the latter Christianity is open to debate. Certainly
As the Mahayana Buddhist tradition adheres to the Buddha’s teaching of ‘anatman’, or ‘non-self’, this term cannot be used to refer to a permanent self, or ‘soul’. T