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Crashed out Buddhas, by Ajahn Sumedho

Originally posted on Buddhism now:
Is there any object we can really trust forever and take refuge in? Is there another person we can feel completely happy with all the time? Is there a place, a book, a picture, a…

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Early Buddhism in the Philippines

No written record exists about the early Buddhism in the Philippines. The recent archaeological discoveries and the few scant references in the other nations’s historical records can tell, however, about the existence of Buddhism from the 9th century onward in … Continue reading

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Mahayana Buddhism

Mahayana means great career or great vehicle.The Mahayana Buddhism movement originated from the split of the liberal Mahasanghikas from both orthodox Mulasarvastivadins and conservative Sthavira circa 250 BCE onward.  The Mahayana Buddhism refers to the complete teaching of the northern and … Continue reading

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Theravada Buddhism

Thera means a person that is firm and stable.  Thera designates an elder.  “He is not thereby an elder, merely because his head is gray… in whom are truth, virtue, harmlessness, restraint, and control, that wise man who is purged … Continue reading

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