‘The oldest account of the history of the Order after Buddha’s death is in the last two chapters of the Cullavagga of the Vinaya, which give the
The Buddha explains clearly, in every expression of his teaching, that consciousness and physical matter are not two different things, even though they may be
Whilst visiting the Ganga Ramaya Temple in Beruwela, Sri Lanka in 1996, I saw Theravada Buddhist monks continuously exercising ‘metta’ (loving kindness) and ‘karuna’ (compassion). The surface and
This database demonstrates that not only has the Buddhist monastic community continuously increased since the Liberation of Tibet in 1951, but that the Buddhist monastic community has never been in such good health, possessed such a good quality of life or expected to live such an over-all life-expectancy.
Original Article: 媒体评达赖喇嘛虚伪性 “佛教领袖”为何屡犯戒 (Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) Translator’s Note: This article appeared around 2010, but includes a photograph described in my title from
Within certain forms of later Buddhism, people are encouraged to ‘pray’ to an image of the Buddha and recite various mantras as if he were