All posts tagged Basics

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.

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. […]

5 Ways to Learn Meditation Without Leaving Home

Interested in learning meditation, but you don’t have a teacher you can visit or you don’t have the time? Find easy ways you can begin learning meditation from the comfort of your home!

Buddha’s Seal of Approval: Understanding The Three Dharma Seals

Understand what the Three Dharma Seals means in Buddhism and how you can apply it to your practice and life.

The Buddhist Scriptures for Newbies

Learn what the difference in Buddhist scriptures between the Mahayana and Theravada branches of Buddhism.

Schools In: Comparing Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism

What’s the major differences between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism (and why should you care)? Learn about the two major branches of Buddhism and what sets them apart, and together.

Reincarnation and Buddhism: Here We Go Again

What does Doctor Who, the Terminator, kitty cats, and Charlie Brown have to do with the Buddhist concept of rebirth and reincarnation?

Top 5 Buddhist Books for Newbies

Are you new to Buddhism? These top five books will help guide you along the path with the knowledge and insight you want.

New Year, New Buddha Mind

The new year brings to many the opportunity to reflect, and see the path we wish to take in our lives. For those who have been practicing Buddhism, or who are just starting, a good place to start working on is your mind.

Buddhism, a Quick Intro

Buddhism is such a fascinating and interesting way of life, however understanding some of the basic concepts can be a bit confusing! This infographic can make the basic concepts easy to understand.