Fundamentals of Buddhism

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10 Vows of Bodhisattva Universal Worthy (Bodhisattva Samantabhadra)

10 Vows of Bodhisattva Universal Worthy (Bodhisattva Samantabhadra) Bodhisattva Universal Worthy, known in Sanskrit as Samantabhadra, Chinese as Puxian and Japanese as Fugen, is a bodhisattva associated with practice, vows, and meditation in Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protagonist in the closing sutra of the Lotus Sutra, The Sutra of Meditation on Bodhisattva […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Practice Mahayana Buddhism instead of Theravada Buddhism

3 Reasons Why You Should Practice Mahayana Buddhism instead of Theravada Buddhism First, don’t get me wrong- my intention of writing this blog is not to denigrate Theravada Buddhism in anyway. In fact, I respect and appreciate the wonderful teachings in the Pali canon because there are tonnes of practical […]

High King Avalokitesvara Sutra: A Spiritual Solution to Purify, Heal, and Protect You and Your Loved Ones from the Coronavirus (Covid 19)

The High King Avalokitesvara Sutra: A Spiritual Solution to Purify, Heal, and Protect You and Your Loved Ones from the Coronavirus (Covid 19)   In December 2019, a lethal coronavirus appeared mysteriously in Wuhan and spread like wild fire throughout the world. Many people suffer from pain, fear, and grief […]

Differences in Doctrines and Practices: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana Buddhism

Differences in Doctrines and Practices: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism is a world religion or philosophy with immense internal diversity when it comes to doctrines, practices, and sectarians. With over more than 2500 years of development and transmission of Buddhism from India to East Asia and Southeast Asia, Buddhism […]