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BUDDHISM IS BASED ON WHAT OTHER RELIGION

Buddhism is an ancient practice that exists till today. We know many religious practices that exist today have a link to another going back to history. As such, you may wonder if there is or was any religion that the teachings of the Buddha sprang up from. The truth is that Buddhism from history does not get its teachings from …

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BEST BOOKS ON BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY

Are you in search of great books on Buddhist philosophy? Buddhismzone brings to you the compilation of the best books on Buddhist philosophy. Generally, these books are selected based on user ratings. Certainly, we trust they will answer the questions you have on the teachings and practice of Buddhism. Thus, the list includes: THE POWER OF NOW: A Guide to …

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BEST MEDITATION BOOKS

Are you looking for the best books to help introduce you to meditation practices? Look no further. Thus, here are the best meditation books with descriptions of what each talks about. The books listed here are carefully selected to help you learn and improve on meditation and mindfulness. They include: RADICAL ACCEPTANCE: Embracing Life with the Heart of a Buddha– …

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BEST BUDDHIST BOOKS FOR BEGINNERS

Every newcomer to a path needs a guide to facilitate learning and improve familiarity with the new path. No doubt, Buddhism is a path. Therefore, listed here are the best Buddhist books for beginners to help streamline a newcomer’s approach to Buddhism. Thus, the list in no particular order goes, THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP: The Japanese Art of …

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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 …