Buddhists consider Nagarjuna to be a “Second Buddha.” His development of the doctrine of sunyata, or emptiness, was a significant milestone in Buddhist history. However, little is known about his life. It is believed Nagarjuna was born into a Brahmin family in south India, possibly in the latter part of the 2nd century, and he was ordained as a monk in his youth. Most of the other details of his life have been lost .
CONFIDENCE AND RIGHT-MINDEDNESS Suppose a householder, or his son, or someone reborn in any family, hears the law; and after hearing the law he is filled with confidence in the Perfect One. And filled with this confidence, he thinks: “Full of hindrances is household life, a refuse heap; but pilgrim life is like the open air. Not easy is it, when one lives at home, to fulfill in all points the rules of the .
The Sakyamuni Buddha described the Buddha Amitabha to Ananda. The Light that issues from Amitabha Buddha is the most brilliant, and none is comparable to him. In adoration we call him: The Buddha of Infinite Light The Buddha of Immeasurable Light The Buddha of Boundless Light The Buddha of Inexpressible Light The Buddha whose Light surpasses the Sun and the Moon Whoever is blessed with the Light will enjoy a calm and peaceful life which is free .
Have you ever speculated about your most valuable possession? Well, if not it’s really a good idea if you start thinking about it. If you start thinking about the most valuable possession, you might come up with a big list. You can then select the most treasured among them. Some people come up with a situation where they have to compromise all the possessions so that they can stick up with one best possession. While .
The Wheel of Life illustrates in a popular way the essence of the Buddhist teachings, the Four Truths, the existence of earthly suffering, its origin and cause, the ending or prevention of misery and the practice path to liberation from suffering. The Three Poisons The center of the wheel represents the three poisons. They are desire or attachment, anger or aggression, ignorance. Desire is passion, one of the three principal destructive emotions. .