Buddhism Basic facts

Buddhism Basic facts

Among the important facts of Buddhist beliefs is the state of Nirvana or rebirth which spawned two prevailing beliefs: the end of suffering and the attainment of Paradise. This finds parallelism among the doctrines taught by other religions especially…

Documentaries about Buddhism

Documentaries about Buddhism

Buddhist tradition tells us that the Buddha rose from the seat of his awakening and walked to a deer park in Sarnath, outside the city of Banaras, where he gave his first sermon. This event is called the first “turning of the wheel of dharma [teaching].”…

Learn about the Buddhist religion

Learn about the Buddhist religion

An ornate decorated golden Buddhist temple is one of the main images that is associated with visiting Thailand. Statistically, Thailand is a country where well over 90% of its residents follow a form of Buddhism. However, even though Thailand is predominantly…

Books about Buddhism

Books about Buddhism

Buddhism is immensely rich encompassing a variety of schools. However there are three main recognised traditions in Buddhism: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. Theravada is the oldest, foundational form of Buddhism and is found in Sri Lanka, Thailand…