Mahayana Buddhism

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Ksitigarbha Sutra: Sutra of the Fundamental Vows of the Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva

Ksitigarbha Sutra: Sutra of the Fundamental Vows of the Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva The Ksitigarbha Sutra is a Mahayana teaching about the Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva. Considered as one of the more popular sutras in East Asian Buddhism, Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Purvapranidhana Sutra is also known as Sutra of the Fundamental Vows of the Ksitigarbha […]

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 […]

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 […]