Pure Land is a tradition of Buddhist teachings that are focused on Amitābha Buddha. Pure Land oriented practices and concepts are found within basic Mahāyāna Buddhist cosmology, and form an important component of the Mahāyāna Buddhist traditions of China, Japan, Korea,Vietnam, and Tibet.
Mindfulness’ “truthiness” problem: Sam Harris, science and the truth about Buddhist tradition - Sam Harris wants practitioners out of religion business. But the supposed science behind it is its own mythology
Reginald A. Ray, Ph.D., brings us four decades of study and intensive meditation practice within the Tibetan Buddhist tradition as well as a special gift for applying ancient wisdom to the unique problems, inspirations, and spiritual imperatives of modern people. He is the co-founder and Spiritual Director of Dharma Ocean Foundation, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the practice, study and preservation of the teachings of Reggie’s teacher, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and the…
in old Bonpo Gompa (Bon-Buddhist temple) in Lupra village, Panda Khola river valley Himalaya, Nepal, October 2011Himalaya, Nepal, October 2011.Bon tradition of Buddhism was persecuted by dominating Lama tradtion for centuries and only a view remaining Bon Gompas and monks care about tradition today. Bon tradition is rooted in pre-Buddhist traditions more strongly than other Buddhist traditions
Top quotes by Gautama Buddha! Also known as Siddhartha Gautama, he was a spiritual teacher in the north eastern region of the Indian subcontinent who founded Buddhism. In Buddhist traditions, he is the Supreme Buddha of our age, "Buddha" meaning "awakened one" or "the enlightened one."