Confession of a Buddhist Atheistby Stephen Batchelor A thoughtful and critical look at just what Buddhism is all about.
Attention all other religions, your hell is a tame paradise compared to the dark, bloody underworld of Buddhism.
When Vreeland first converted to Buddhism, the world he joined was completely sealed.
This being my first introduction to Buddhism, I was skeptical.
Levine had been in and around AA for more than a decade when he began merging Buddhism with the 12-step teachings.
But if this were all, then would Buddhism be but a repetition of the commonplaces of all religions, of all philosophies.
The reason, says Buddhism, why men are unhappy is that they are alive.
In the first rule he advised his son to continue to recognize Buddhism as the state religion.
This is the doctrine that has caused Buddhism to be called pessimism.
Has Buddhism, in its essential principles and spirit, more of truth and good than of error and evil?
A reli-gion, founded by the Buddha, that emphasizes physical and spiritual discipline as a means of liberation from the physical world. The goal for the Buddhist is to attain nirvana, a state of complete peace in which one is free from the distractions of desire and self-consciousness. Buddhists are found in the greatest numbers in eastern Asia.