The Compassionate Bodhisattva

There are mainly three types of Buddhist traditions, even though each has numerous denominations in itself, which is common in every religion. These types are as follows: Theravada Buddhism (The Teachings of The Elders)Mahayana Buddhism (The Great Vehicle)Vajrayana Buddhism (The Way Of The Diamond) Historically, the primary form of Buddhism could be similar to the … Continue reading The Compassionate Bodhisattva

Virtue, Mind, and Wisdom

We, humans, have experienced various sufferings throughout history from starvation to warfare to disease. Buddhism categorizes them as follows: Living (生苦, Jāti dukkha)Aging (老苦, Jarāpi dukha)Disease (病苦, Byādhipi dukkha)Death (死苦, Maraṇampi dukkha) Separating from someone we love (愛別離苦, Appiyehi dukkha)Meeting someone we don’t like (怨憎会苦, Piyehi dukkha)Can't get what we want (求不得苦, Yampiccha dukkha)Can't control … Continue reading Virtue, Mind, and Wisdom