All posts tagged Enlightenment

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. […]

Breaking Buddha: How “Breaking Bad” Relates to Buddhism

Learn how the popular TV show “Breaking Bad” relates to the five precepts in Buddhism, and how right livelihood makes a difference.

Wake Up! Understanding Enlightenment in Buddhism

Discover what “enlightenment” or “awakening” means in Buddhism, and how you can achieve it!

6 Buddhist Tips from the Movie Top Gun

Learn what an action movie from 1986 can teach us about following the teachings of the Buddha.

Making Bodhi Day Meaningful

Celebrate the Buddha’s life on Bodhi day! Learn how you can not only practice on this day, but also make it more meaningful to you and others.

Do You Need a Buddhism Teacher?

Do you need a Buddhism teacher to truly practice Buddhism? Explore the pros and cons of having (or not) a Buddhism teacher.