The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism
Excerpt from Buddhism for Dudes by Gerry “Strib” Stribling.
The Buddhist guide to successful living is called the Noble Eightfold Path. It’s the blueprint for a proper life, humankind’s user’s manual. It’s what you’re supposed to do. All eight list out as follows:... read more »
Excerpt from Sid by Anita Feng.KAPILAVASTU The Himalayan foothills, Nepal, 5th c. BCE
Ask anyone and they will tell you that Kapilavastu is built out of a fragment of sky mixed with a bit of Tusita heaven. The city walls spread thick like clouds of buttery light, and...read more »
Excerpt from the “Overcoming the Hindrances” section of Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Gunaratana.Sloth and Torpor
Symptoms: Sloth and torpor is the traditional description given to all ...read more »
Excerpt from the “Overcoming the Hindrances”...read more »
Excerpt from Zen: The Authentic Gate by Koun Yamada.
Although belief, understanding, practice, enlightenment, and personalization come together into a single whole on the Zen path, they are not unique to Zen—any authentic religion will possess them. But just what is it that we believe, understand,...read more »