All posts tagged Newbie

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.

Destroying the Mandala of Your Life

Does it feel like your life has been taken hostage by conditions and attachments? Learn that sometimes you have to destroy the mandala you created.

Top Five 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.

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.

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.

Top Five Buddhism Websites For Newbies

There are literally thousands of websites that relate to Buddhism, so it’s hard to find ones that are really helpful and top-notch. Not to worry, just like the eightfold path, here is a list of the top five that you may want to check out.