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    Why Buddhism is different than most religions.


    the five remembrances in Buddhism.

    Einstein's religion

    Prayer beads or japa malas are used in many forms of Mahayana Buddhism, often with a lesser number of beads than the Hindu japa malas 108 (number)--usually a divisor of 108. In Pure Land Buddhism, for instance, 27-bead rosaries are common. Some practitioners use malas of 21 or 28 beads for doing prostrations.

    #Buddhism, a quick intro. (Infographic by @Alan Peto)

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    If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your path---Nichiren Diashonin Buddhism SGI

    I like both. Everything having to do with the human spirit. I find no importance in salvation, nor dogma, but I like ritual, prayers and acceptance of meta-physical or philosophical realities.

    Women's head covering across religions

    Thich Nhat Hanh-There is a misconception that Buddhism is a religion and that you worship Buddha. Buddhism is a practice, like yoga, you can be a Christian and practice Buddhism. I met a Catholic Priest who lives in a Buddhist monastery in France. He told me that Buddhism makes him a better Christian. I love that...

    I will bow before no god and will not surrender logic and reason to faith.


    Unconditional love my ass!

    Is freedom something we find "in the end"?Is it? Isn't progression an eternal principle? If so, then aren't we always going to live in the cycle of learning to make up one thing for another? Our only freedom is choice... and that is something that we already have.

    Right and wrong is a matter of empathy not religion

    Living Buddhism.

    “We are sun and moon, dear friend; we are sea and land. It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is: each the other's opposite and complement.” ~ Hermann Hesse ♥ lis