Buddhist Meditation

Buddhism is an Indian religious tradition based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha, a Buddha whom many regard as the Buddha of Meditation. It originated in early India sometime between the 6th to 4th century BCE, spreading to much of Asia. It’s main teachings are that Buddha is both spiritual and powerful being, that bodhisattvas …

Understanding Religious Rituals and Related Beliefs

Religion is a cultural and social-spiritual system of defined behaviors and rituals, meanings, values, beliefs, ologies, or institutions, which relates humanity to an external or internal source through texts, visions, and rites, that defines humanity as a group of human beings who share a common heritage, mission, and experiences. In general, all religions present a …

Becoming a Buddha Tracker – Wisdom For the 21st Century

The word “Buddhist” literally means “of the Buddha.” Buddhism is an Indian spiritualism based on a set of original teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, who lived sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE. It originated in India as a Sramana (meditative) tradition sometime during the sixteenth to fifteenth centuries CE, spreading throughout much of …