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WHY DO MONKS TAKE A VOW OF SILENCE

A vow of silence is a practice mostly affiliated with monasticism. And, this practice involves the monks and nuns of a monastery making a solemn promise to keep silent. Above all, the monastic orders that observe a vow of silence do so for various reasons. In Buddhism, Silence is important to strengthen your spirituality. That is to say, it gives …

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REASONS WHY BUDDHISM IS REAL

Buddhism is a practice which teaches the path to the truth. Attaining this truth is what the Buddhists know as enlightenment or awakening. Moreover, Everyone wants to find out the truth about life. As a result, most people go through different paths just to find the truth. These paths include most especially religion and philosophy. This is why most religious …

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Benefits Of Buddhism

Practicing Buddhism goes with engaging in various practical activities. For Buddhists, these activities are important to their overall existence in life. That is to say, they engage in them as they work towards the ultimate awakening. However, there are various physical benefits of engaging in Buddhist practices. As a result of these benefits, the practice of Buddhism is fast rising …

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Amazing Buddhist Facts For Children

Although learning is a continuous process; when little it can be a dangerous thing. But when detailed worth a life’s experience. However, as a Buddhist how much do you know about your facts? Maybe little or No. Never mind, this post detailed all Buddhism facts for children and parents-like in no small measure. To make it more comprehensive, we divided …

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Is Buddhism a Religion? (Facts On The Religiosity Of Buddhism)

The question on whether Buddhism is actually a religion or not became prevalent as the western world started developing an interest in Buddhism. This is so because most of the teachings of Buddhism lacks the fundamental ideas of other notable religious bodies. For example, the non-existence of a supernatural being that is meant to be worshipped. As a result of …

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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 …