Tag: mahayana

11 What teachings do all schools of Buddhism share? 2014-06-26T21:30:39.677

10 Ignorant mind and Buddha nature 2014-10-15T12:48:39.023

10 How to address wrong view 2015-09-12T19:04:28.450

9 What is it that is re-incarnated ? 2014-06-18T17:22:40.137

9 What is the oldest text/sutra of the Mahayana tradition? 2014-06-29T01:59:31.513

9 Why did Mahayana leave out the Pali Canon? 2015-10-26T03:37:33.353

8 What is meant by Namu Amida Butsu and also Nam-myoho-renge-kyo? 2014-06-19T12:39:54.997

8 Which book by Nagarjuna provides an introduction to his teachings? 2014-07-12T01:38:52.577

8 Is a Theravada Buddhist permitted/able to take a Bodhisattva vow? 2014-07-27T21:56:46.640

8 What were Nagarjuna's seminal contributions to Buddhist philosophy? 2014-08-15T20:11:05.967

8 Does sutta recitation actually entail understanding of the text? 2015-02-22T15:29:01.010

8 What is the intermediate state before birth (Gandhabba)? 2015-10-30T01:06:38.267

8 miscarriage and abortion 2017-09-01T11:46:03.283

7 What practices are included in (daily lay) life for a Buddhist? 2014-06-20T18:33:58.737

7 What is the Pure Land? 2014-06-25T01:05:27.960

7 Why do monastics in certain Buddhist traditions take new names? 2014-06-27T18:05:36.390

7 Are there any cultural or religious guidelines for Buddhist tattoos? 2014-07-01T23:59:19.073

7 Were robes a factor in the spread of Buddhism? 2014-07-12T12:08:02.867

7 Is there a better term than Hinayana? 2014-07-22T20:30:25.607

7 Is it more important not to break precepts through proxy, or to not cause suffering to your family? 2015-03-13T12:02:07.610

7 How is samsara nirvana? 2015-06-04T00:44:58.593

7 What are the core Mahayana and Vajrayana Sutras? 2015-06-25T11:11:34.530

7 Tathagatagarbha and dhammakaya 2015-07-27T17:48:12.307

7 Is there a legendary biography of Avalokitesvara/Kwan-Yin/Chenrezig? 2015-11-03T13:21:25.930

7 Heart Sūtra root in Pali Canon? 2015-11-06T04:12:18.557

7 When is it time to meditate and when is it time to act? 2015-11-12T16:39:20.397

7 Stages of the Bardo 2015-12-25T11:54:57.977

7 What Gautam Buddha said about "self", in Chapter Three of the Mahayana Mahaparinirvana Sutra? 2017-06-21T08:51:37.453

6 What is the difference between a Bodhisatta and a Bodhisattva? 2014-06-25T13:19:29.453

6 Buddhas of The Ten Directions 2014-06-29T05:07:18.867

6 How does one do an "eye opening" for a new statue? 2014-06-29T15:16:37.007

6 How do Buddhists use mudras? 2014-07-12T17:41:01.897

6 Is there a Vipassana meditation in the Mahayana tradition? 2014-08-21T11:20:11.117

6 Is there a compassion only Buddhist path? 2014-10-11T16:20:59.363

6 What is the difference between Dharmakaya and Sambhogakaya? 2014-11-12T17:55:22.523

6 Does Paritta/Sutta really have magical power? 2014-11-17T13:51:22.407

6 Two unconditioned dhammas? 2015-03-01T02:58:03.533

6 How does a person enter the 1st bhumi 2015-04-18T15:35:49.037

6 Prajñāpāramitā Hṛdaya Sūtra in Sanskrit with English translation 2015-06-30T23:08:59.547

6 What is the meaning of 'defiled cognition'? 2015-07-21T11:18:59.610

6 "Marks of Existence" and "Gates To Enlightenment", are they Same? 2015-09-16T10:53:53.213

6 In the five paramitas, what is patience and why is it on the list? 2015-09-25T12:57:40.240

6 Buddha's omniscience 2015-12-06T11:55:35.070

6 Pāramitāyāna and Tantrayāna 2016-01-16T16:52:16.473

6 What are some resources on Mahayana forms of Meditation? 2016-09-22T11:31:45.013

6 A good website for Mahayana texts? 2017-05-12T17:02:51.350

6 "Monks" includes everybody? 2017-11-22T06:31:43.723

5 What are the main differences between the Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana branches of Buddhism? 2014-06-18T10:46:39.363

5 Sutras in Western Buddhism? 2014-06-28T18:17:48.493

5 Sutra Study as Meditation? 2014-07-02T01:27:04.353

5 If Dalai Lama is enlightened, why he keeps coming back? 2014-07-04T12:46:56.467

5 What is a refuge tree? 2014-07-04T20:12:34.480

5 Does Buddhism have a significant notion of justice 2014-07-05T12:58:57.850

5 Why are the Perfection of Wisdom sutras seen as a coherent collection? 2014-07-12T18:22:31.147

5 What is observing the precepts in a Hinayana way or a Mahayana way? 2014-08-28T07:16:48.937

5 Distinction between Dharmaguptaka and Mahayana 2014-09-01T00:04:37.773

5 What are Bhavanga and Javana? 2014-10-12T23:51:21.063

5 How does Buddhism refute the inherent existence of sub-atomic particles? 2015-01-09T00:43:50.713

5 How does the idea of Bodhisatva in Mahayana mesh with anattā? 2015-06-18T13:23:52.740

5 Question on a Mahayana Sutra (Three Svabhavas) 2015-10-15T01:04:01.150

5 What is Karuṇā? Is 'compassion' really a good translation? 2015-10-16T12:40:32.240

5 Meditation techniques used in different branches/traditions of Buddhism 2015-11-06T11:56:53.250

5 Dhamma Language Learning 2015-11-17T03:16:07.010

5 Are Bodhisattvas real human beings we can encounter? 2016-01-03T04:04:00.560

5 Are there problems from mixing different sources of teachings? 2016-02-11T19:30:52.450

5 What is Nirvana (mahayana)? 2017-04-08T07:14:17.880

5 Eternalism and Mahayana Buddhism 2018-01-13T16:15:49.363

5 In Mahayana Buddhism, do they expect everyone to become a Buddha? If so how can any Buddha help anyone to attain enlightenment? 2018-01-13T20:12:21.057

4 What is the Avatamsaka Sutra about? 2014-06-26T21:45:32.317

4 Why is Kwan Yin riding a sea turtle? 2014-06-27T14:44:29.783

4 Mind-Stream Continuum's Origination? 2014-06-29T14:18:24.003

4 What are the 10 Bhumis? 2014-07-01T12:56:47.533

4 What explains the membership of Shingon's 13 Buddhas list? 2014-07-06T16:52:48.117

4 Which Buddha do Buddhists take refuge in? 2014-07-07T23:49:42.180

4 Is a Mahayana Buddhist *required* to take a Bodhisattva vow? 2014-07-27T21:46:26.357

4 How were dreams and visions seen in the context of Chinese Buddhism? 2014-07-31T11:57:14.097

4 Has any pilgrimage customs formed in North America? 2014-11-03T19:11:10.440

4 Looking for negative reference to women in the Avatamsaka Sutra 2015-01-21T17:59:54.367

4 Shariputra and a bodhisattva losing bodhicitta 2015-05-03T06:23:51.580

4 Does your lay Buddhist name follow you for life or does it change with different temples and masters? 2015-05-25T02:06:29.387

4 In Mahayana Buddhism, what is the relation between nirvana and phenomenon? 2015-06-05T17:10:09.767

4 What is the relationship between Tathāgatagarbha and Buddha Nature? 2015-08-01T10:22:46.390

4 Three Marks of Existence in Mahayana 2015-09-06T12:11:41.177

4 Where can I find an English translation of the Buddhavatamasaka Sutra? 2015-09-09T14:47:11.160

4 Text request--Tibetan Buddhism 2015-10-05T00:05:50.597

4 What are the Devaputra / Devaputta? 2015-10-19T22:56:50.843

4 Investing in Dharma? 2015-11-26T14:45:46.147

4 What is a "sentient being" in Tibetan Buddhism? 2015-12-08T12:02:13.170

4 Resources to study the Abhidharma in the East/North Asian schools of Buddhism (e,g, Mahayana, Tibetan, Yogacara, Dharmaguptaka, etc.) 2015-12-19T07:57:00.553

4 Between death and offence what is the choice? 2015-12-20T21:32:35.910

4 Do Cittamatra / Yogacara explicitly refute the existence of an external world? 2016-01-21T11:15:27.527

4 Is there are difference between 'self' & 'soul' in Buddhism? 2016-12-20T01:47:03.413

4 What is the basis of Lotus Sutta with respect to original Tipitaka? 2017-03-30T00:43:31.987

3 Does Mahayana Buddhism discourage attaining enlightenment under the Gautama Buddha Sasana? 2014-07-26T18:39:20.950

3 Was the influence of Taoism on Buddhism responsible for the development of Mahayana? 2014-08-08T20:59:35.800

3 What does this mantra Om Ah Hum Sarba Amrita Siddhi Hum Dze mean? 2014-10-16T11:50:29.660

3 Are Amitabha and Sakyamuni the same? 2014-11-11T14:14:10.293

3 Is it possible to believe (incorrectly) that one is on the path? 2015-01-13T01:32:33.447

3 Does any Mahayana school teach that I am atman? 2015-01-15T06:18:09.027