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Guide To Effective Meditation For Anxiety

The use of meditation as a practical solution for anxiety and restlessness is on the rise. Many adults nowadays use meditation as a tool for coping with the hassles of daily living. Meditation for anxiety is a great way to take control of your mind keeping anxious feelings away. To Meditate against anxiety involves mindful breathing, mindful activities review, and …

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The Role Of Women In Buddhism

The role of women in Buddhism is the subject of much debate and discussion in modern literature. Many people claim that Buddhism is gender biased, with women side-lined. This bias, if it exists, has happened despite Buddha’s insistence that men and women are equal. According to his teaching, both can reach enlightenment. Both follow the same path to enlightenment. Most …

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Buddhism Basic Beliefs

Buddhism is an Indian belief system that began some 2,500 years ago by a prince named Siddhartha Gautama. Gautama began asking questions about his luxurious life, as well as life in general. His search leads him down very different paths to find answers to basic questions such as “why is there suffering?” He wanted to go deeper than the why.  …

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How To Become A Buddhist

Introduction Becoming a Buddhist is a journey that anyone can choose to make. It does not matter whether you are born into the practice or not. It is a decision that has to come from within oneself. The practice of Buddhism is on the rise with many followers. Many people across the world are now interested in the teachings of …

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Meditation For Kids – Techniques, processes, and benefits

Children are amazing beings. What is more surprising is the rate at which they can understand meditation. They possess this freedom of mind that enables them to eliminate external distractions and be conscious of the present. Practicing mindfulness and meditation at an early age will help in nurturing the mind as it develops. In addition, it will make meditation easily …

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TYPES OF BUDDHISM

Buddha’s teaching from word of mouth to the Pali Canon  After Buddha died, his teachings were passed from one generation to the next by word of mouth. During his lifetime the Buddha started the Sangha, an order of monks and nuns that passed his teachings to others. The Sangha still exists today.   Buddha’s cousin and personal assistant, Anand, spent his …

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WHO IS BUDDHA?

In Sanskrit Buddha means the “Awakened One”. It is a term frequently used to refer to anyone who reaches a level of full enlightenment.  A Buddha is a man or woman who is free of the misconceptions and negative emotions that beset the rest of humanity. In Buddhism, there are two main schools of thought. One school believes that all …

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Types Of Meditation

Buddhist Meditation Meditation is a tool for training the mind to achieve higher levels of awareness. To do a job correctly, the proper tool is needed. A hammer is a valuable tool but is useless if the job involves tightening a screw. It is for this reason that Buddhist practice different forms of meditation. Each meditation is designed to enhance a …

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GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE MORNING MEDITATION

If all you have ever wanted or longed for is to seize the whole of your day, become more mindful of your activities and reduce the effect of stress and distractions in your life, then here is the right place for you to get started. Morning meditation is the best way to get your day kicked off on an active …

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How Do We Start Learning About Buddhism

Have you been getting the feeling that Buddhism is the right path for you? And now you have decided to take a practical step to learn about Buddhism. Whatever that prompted you to choose the path of Buddhism could be real or fake. For to truly learn and practice Buddhism, you must have a spiritual calling which comes naturally as …