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Do Buddhists Eat Meat?

There are certain rules and norms that one follows within the Buddhist tradition. Buddhists must know what behaviors are encouraged, as well as things which must be taken in moderation or completely avoided. In Buddhism, there are certain rules and norms that may vary across different traditions. This is the case with Buddhist vegetarianism. In this guide, we will discuss …

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Meditation For Stress

Stress is an emotional pressure suffered by a human or animal. It is the body’s reaction to any change that requires a response. As a result, the body reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional responses. Stress is a normal part of life. But, it can be worrisome and dangerous to health if not controlled. To practically understand …

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Buddhist Afterlife Beliefs

At a point in our lives, we must ask the question “after we die, what happens next?”. As a result of this, Buddhists believes that after this life two things could happen to a man. First, it is either he will be reborn into another being as in reincarnation or he finally attains nirvana where he would not live to …

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Relaxation Meditation

Welcome to the ever-changing world, where every being run helter-skelter to catch up with the modern technology, yet problems abound. Every day, we face different challenges ranging from financial, career, family and relationships to mention but a few. Certainly, all these factors affect our nature, thereby hindering our outputs after all struggles. But, if I may ask, how do we …

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The Buddhist Clothing And Everything You Need To Know

When you hear of the Buddhist clothing, the next thing that comes to mind is the robes worn by the Buddhist monks and nuns. Certainly, it is quite easy to notice the mono-color robes that the Buddhist monks wear. These robes may vary among the different countries practicing Buddhism, especially in colors. However, the origin of the Buddhist clothing system …

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The Effects Of Buddhism In The Society

Every religion always impacted positively or negatively to any society. And, it does this through its teachings. However, Buddhism is merely a way of life and, it does not include the concept of God. The existence of God is neither confirmed nor denied instead it is a non-theistic system. Hence, Buddhism continues to mold the thoughts of many countries and …

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How to Set Up A Convenient Meditation Room (A 10 step guide)

Setting up a room for your meditation practices is one of the most important startup processes. A conducive meditation room should be free of any sort of distraction. Also, it should encourage you to meditate anytime you practice within the space. Moreover, meditation practice is all about bringing your mind, body, and soul together and present at a point. Therefore, …

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The Buddhist Symbols And Their Meaning

Symbols in Buddhism represents the various teachings of Buddha. During the time of Buddha, he turned away from using his own image. As a result, he used certain symbols to shed light on his teachings. The Buddha made use of symbols when he taught on the turning wheel of dharma. However, it was rare to see these symbols in the …

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Buddhism in America

Though Buddhism started in the East, it did not stay in the East. In the 1500 years since the Buddha began his journey, his spiritual teachings have spread across the globe. Buddhism has become very popular across the world, including in the West. Like all forms of Buddhism, American Buddhism has its own distinct flavor. There are different ways of …

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The Buddhist Monk Rules

Just as the great ocean has the taste of salt so also the teachings of the Buddha has a set of rules observed by the monks of the Buddhist community. As a result, this article states out the principal guidelines guiding the lives of the monks in Buddhism. The basis of this article answers the traditional philosophical question of “How …