Check out my collection of articles on the “Basics of Buddhism”.
Learn how to become a Buddhist and practice Buddhism in Western countries like America! … Continue readingHow to Become a Buddhist and Practice Buddhism (a 5 Step Guide for Westerners)
Buddhism is full of lists and numbers, but what does it all mean? Find out in this article along with a printable Buddhism cheat sheet! … Continue readingDharma of Numbers: Understanding Lists and Numbers in Buddhism
Learn about Duukkha in Buddhism, which is commonly referred to as suffering, and discover why it is an important word and concept for any Buddhist to understand. … Continue readingEverybody Hurts: Understanding Dukkha in Buddhism
To officially be called a Buddhist, you must take part in a Triple Gem Refuge ceremony. Learn what that ceremony is all about, and what a Buddhist really is. … Continue readingGet Your Buddhist Membership Card: Taking Refuge in the Triple Gem
What are the Five Aggregates (Skandhas) in Buddhism, and what does that mean to you? Learn about this important component of “you”, and Buddhism! … Continue readingThe Washing Machine of Buddhism: The Five Aggregates
Learn about the Buddhist practice of being thankful, loving kindness, compassion, and giving. Perfect for Thanksgiving in the United States of America, or any time! … Continue readingA Buddhist Thanksgiving: Understanding Gratitude in Buddhism
Understand what Attachment means in Buddhism, and how the Three Poisons and fires relate to it. … Continue readingLet it Go, Let it Go! Understanding Attachment in Buddhism
In the light of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, how can we transform the suffering of the Las Vegas Shooting and prevent future ones? Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh helps us answer this question. … Continue readingTransforming Suffering After the Las Vegas Mass Shooting
What is the Bodhisattva Path in Mahayana Buddhism? Learn about this fundamental part of Mahayana, and how to become a Bodhisattva and Buddha through it. … Continue readingDriving The Bodhisattva Path in Mahayana Buddhism
Understand the concept of no-self (nonself) in Buddhism, and how it helps lead you towards Nirvana and helping you to see the world as it truly is. … Continue readingWho Are You? Understanding Nonself in Buddhism
Understanding Impermanence (Anicca) in Buddhism allows us to understand what causes our suffering in life, and how to transcend it. … Continue readingHappy (Buddhist) Impermanence Day!