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BEST BOOKS ON BUDDHISM

Here, we are going to see a list of books that explains Buddhism for the best understanding. Thus, the best books on Buddhism include: MY SPIRITUAL JOURNEY- the Dalai Lama This book “My Spiritual Journey” gives a clear picture and glide through the life of the author, Dalai Lama XIV. Generally, the author talked about his life as a little …

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Basic Teachings of Buddhism on Marriage-related Issues You Need to Know

While there is a belief that Buddhist monks do not marry, chances are you have seen a married Buddhist monk. As such, you wonder why it is like that. Is marriage a choice for the monks? Or, are there rules guiding the Buddhist marriage? Of course, there should be, then what are the rules? Actually, many religions have a lot …

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BUDDHIST DIET

Most people believe that all Buddhists are vegetarians. Well, No! Some Buddhists are vegetarians, while others are not. Attitudes about vegetarianism may vary from sect to sect. As well as from individual to individual. Hence, if you are wondering whether you must commit to being a vegetarian to become a Buddhist, the answer is No. So, this post will serve …

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23 REASONS WHY BUDDHISM IS A RELIGION

A common debate among people in modern times, especially among Westerners, is that Buddhism is not a religion. But, philosophy or way of life. This, of course, is something people are divided on. Well, it all really depends on various procedures in which one defines religion. However, the majority of the public still tend to consider Buddhism as one of …

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WHY DO MONKS WEAR RED AND YELLOW ROBES?

You must have seen Buddhist monk putting on robes during meditation and other ceremonial exercises, right? Or, you might have at one point or another bumped into pictures of Buddhist monks online. Surprisingly, it seems to you that the color of robes they wear only falls within the red, orange, and yellow. Now, you want to know, “why do monks …

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VOW OF SILENCE – Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Chances are you visited a Buddhist temple and surprisingly you found some monks silent for your whole stay. Of course, we know that the abode of monks is generally quiet. Nevertheless, some degree of quietness appears to be peculiar. At this time, you may understand that the monks are observing a vow of silence. There are increasing questions about this …

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CAN ANYONE BE A BUDDHIST?

There is significant growth in the practice of Buddhism today. As a result, most people who discover Buddhism wonder if anyone can be a Buddhist. Or, in other words, if anyone can practice Buddhism. Hence, are there people who Buddhism is specifically for? Can the practice of other religions stop one from taking part in Buddhism? If you are searching …

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FIVE RULES OF BUDDHISM

In Buddhism, the most basic things that a lay Buddhist should know are the five primary rules. These rules offer the essential training rules for lay Buddhists to practice every day, anytime, and anywhere. In general, they are not commands or kind of imperatives. Instead, they only form training rules that someone can take them voluntarily. That is to say, …

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WHAT RELIGION BELIEVES IN REINCARNATION?

Many religions believe in reincarnation or life after death. This especially relates to religions from the eastern world. In general, reincarnation means to have more than one soul and change from one to another when physical death occurs. Even so, the meaning is understandable, most people still have questions to ask on the topic. So in this article, we will …

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ORIGIN AND PRACTICE OF BUDDHISM IN AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY

Buddhism in Australia is new. But, it is also one of the fastest growing religions in the country. For a long time, a small group of Westerners kept alive an interest in Buddhism in Australia. As a result, since the early 1970s. The numbers of Buddhists in Australia have significantly increased. Hence, Buddhism has returned to some sizeable strength through …