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Buddhist Tips for Citizens Who Want Change

The question is not whether to be engaged or not, the question is how to engage without losing the contemplative life.  ~ Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh You are upset.  Angry. […]

Animals in Buddhism

The creatures that inhabit this earth-be they human beings or animals-are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world.  ~ The […]

Top 5 Videos for Buddhist Newbies

Here are five videos that are sure to help anyone who is new to Buddhism to learn about the Buddha, and important concepts and teachings.

Back to the Future (Buddha): Maitreya

What does the “Back to the Future” movie series have to do with Buddhism? Who is the “Future Buddha”? Learn all this and more in this article!

Buddhist Bling: Why Buddha Beads Are The Real Smartwatches

Understand what a Buddhist Mala, often called “Buddha Beads”, are and how to use them.

The Buddhist Soldier

Can a Buddhist be a soldier? What did the Buddha say about killing? Learn how being a Buddhist and a soldier is not a contradiction in terms, and how war can actually end suffering.

Understanding The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism (With Coffee)

The essence of Buddhism is found within The Four Noble Truths. Learn how this important teaching can help you understand Buddhism, and your path to liberation.

Unwrapping the Origami of the Eightfold Path

By following the Noble Eightfold Path, sentient beings can forever cut off their afflictions, suffering, and the causes of suffering, and attain the state of the sages – nirvana.  ~ Ven. […]

Smells Like Buddhist Nirvana

Understand what Nirvana (Nibanna) really means to Buddhists, and how it benefits you in the real world.

Buddhism Secrets of Cats

What secrets do our feline (cat) companions know about Buddhism? Learn them in this article!