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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 …

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THE FUNCTIONS OF A BUDDHIST MONK

There is a recent surge of attention towards Buddhism in recent times. As a result, you may have observed the ascetic lifestyle of Buddhists monks. Now, you may be wondering, “what does a Buddhist monk do?”. Thus, what are their contributions to the growth of Buddhism? A Buddhist monk otherwise known as the Bhikkhu in Pali or Bhiksu in Sanskrit …

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUDDHA’S ENLIGHTENMENT

Have you wondered why enlightenment is the most crucial life attainment of a Buddhist? If you have, then you must have heard of Buddha’s enlightenment. Although, it may seem too difficult for you to comprehend, right? Never bother yourself much. Hence, this page will take you by hand and teach you all you need to know about Buddha’s enlightenment. However, …

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Effects of Western Buddhism On Children

Of all the thousands of the Buddha’s teachings, he directed a very few three or four to specific individuals. However, considering the multitude and breadth of his teachings, it is really hard to imagine why more were not in the direction of kids. Hence, one may ask, is it because following his path requires a matured mind and commitment? Or …

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PHILOSOPHY OF BUDDHISM

Our beliefs are our hallmarks. That is to say, it differentiates us from a large uniform populace. It sheds more light on where we are coming from, the direction our being is heading toward. And, most importantly, it defines those who accept, what we do and those who do not. Buddhism overtime happens to build its teachings around certain beliefs, …

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WHAT IS MEDITATION – The Basics Of Meditation You Should Know

Today, there is so much emphasis and talks about meditation. This is as a result of increasing interest in the practice of meditation and mindfulness. However, developing an interest in meditation does not teach the meaning of meditation. Hence, not so many can truly define the underlying meaning of meditation. Although, it is possible to have an idea. Thus, comes …

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DO YOU KNOW ABOUT BUDDHIST SUFFERING?

Every religion has its way of explaining human suffering and the concept of evil. For Buddhists, understanding the causes of suffering and rejecting evil is part of the route to enlightenment. Therefore, in this piece, Buddhismzone took a quantum leap in explaining the origins of Buddhist suffering. And, of course, the possible ways to get rid of it. However, What …