Tag: philosophy

27 If a buddhist should not kill a mouse living in their home, what justification do they have to rid themselves of a parasite such tapeworms 2015-08-12T15:41:19.557

19 Is it possible to become UNenlightened? 2014-08-30T14:27:04.593

16 Why is Buddhism not Nihilism? 2014-07-21T20:55:35.973

15 How compatible are the beliefs of atheists and Buddhism? 2014-07-08T10:59:29.713

15 What is the meaning and/or purpose of life? 2014-10-02T04:35:07.673

14 Is Buddhism a religion or a philosophy? 2014-06-28T08:51:07.867

13 How to combine Buddhism with being a parent? 2014-07-17T10:38:22.723

12 Everything I do is motivated by greed/aversion. How to react? 2017-12-13T21:25:25.850

11 Relationship between Buddhism, Hinduism and Yoga? 2014-06-18T18:23:19.317

11 What determines whether actions are good or bad? 2014-06-26T19:44:03.733

11 Relation to Jainism 2014-07-02T22:12:17.120

10 What is the difference between relative and absolute truth in Buddhist philosophy? 2014-06-21T06:23:37.253

10 How and when should a child be introduced to Buddhism? 2014-07-14T13:47:44.690

10 Are there different types of emptiness (Śūnyatā)? 2014-09-28T18:21:55.590

9 What does Buddhism literature and tradition say about transgender folks? 2014-06-26T04:35:41.397

9 What are the Four Noble Truths? 2014-06-26T16:11:39.697

9 Do Buddhists believe in gods? 2014-06-28T06:04:57.197

9 Do metta practices and anatta contradict each other? 2014-12-24T21:42:46.360

9 Are there any alternative formulations of the five skandas? 2015-03-09T16:55:07.413

9 How to not slip into Nihilism from Vipassana? 2015-04-20T05:44:13.233

9 Paradox of the ego - our desire to improve vs Buddhism 2015-08-19T01:56:14.933

9 Hypocrisy of Buddhism 2015-08-19T13:47:25.160

9 mind-body relationship 2015-08-29T11:47:45.477

9 I would like to become Buddhist 2016-02-14T02:33:28.693

8 How do we sense the flow of time? 2014-06-17T23:53:45.117

8 How does Buddhism describe God? 2014-07-02T16:13:37.723

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

8 Is there evidence of a Buddhist influence on Greek Stoicism? 2014-08-20T19:21:27.130

8 What's Buddhism view on choice, choicelesness and causality? 2014-09-28T15:15:15.117

8 Buddhism vs. Nature and Real World 2015-01-05T09:49:51.230

8 Philosophical and Doctrinal Differences between Theravada and Zen, and its effects 2015-04-15T16:19:39.223

8 If the literal truth causes confusion, but a lie portrays the truth via a careful misunderstanding, is it really a lie? 2015-04-21T16:18:15.067

8 Was the doctrine of 'Anatta', accepted as doctrine by modern Buddhism, actually taught by the Buddha? 2015-06-30T16:33:52.203

8 What does Buddhism say about how to manage other people's anger? 2016-02-27T16:52:41.397

7 So many Buddhist schools! 2014-06-26T05:50:49.790

7 What are the Four Immeasurables (aka Four Noble Abodes)? 2014-06-26T18:29:06.697

7 Buddhist logic and Nagarjuna 2014-07-23T01:48:21.667

7 What are the main arguments in favor of the Anātman view over the Ātman view? 2014-07-28T16:31:16.577

7 My thoughts don't happen to other people so why are they 'not mine'? 2015-06-11T21:01:15.597

7 Buddhism and self-improvement 2015-07-21T18:09:49.937

7 Is the mind different from the other 'six senses'? 2015-08-11T18:26:13.963

7 Is time empty of inherent existence? 2015-09-01T09:34:17.710

6 What are "Supernatural mental abilities" in relation to Buddhism? 2014-06-19T03:44:22.607

6 What is the Noble Eightfold Path? 2014-06-26T18:11:10.217

6 Dualism of mind and matter in Buddhism 2014-06-28T08:55:15.470

6 What is the difference between learning the Buddhist way and simply learning from life? 2014-06-29T21:41:27.043

6 Living worried about the future and reaching mindfulness 2014-10-01T13:21:07.480

6 Why are the 16 Unwise Reflections ("shall I exist in future" etc.) considered unwise? 2014-10-03T07:00:27.173

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

6 Are there different types of craving? 2014-11-15T09:44:35.477

6 What is storehouse consciousness? 2014-11-16T13:23:15.690

6 How is the Concept of Consciousness in Psychology Related to the parallel Buddhism concepts? 2014-11-25T12:51:58.177

6 So what's the sense of it all? 2015-01-18T20:37:45.300

6 "Mystics" in buddhism? ("There is nothing hidden in my teaching" and the like) 2015-03-03T10:42:26.690

6 Is Buddhism something that you should study? 2015-03-03T15:28:17.917

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

6 Where does utilitarianism sit with Buddhism and vice versa? 2015-07-30T07:02:38.690

6 How do you decide when to stick up for yourself and when to let things go? 2015-10-10T11:45:56.667

6 Does the Buddhist text Alankarabuddhi still exist? 2017-01-12T05:49:37.907

6 Insight in Buddhism 2017-07-16T07:36:14.227

6 Demotivation and Nihilism 2017-10-14T16:33:16.783

5 How compatible are Buddhism and Communism? 2014-06-27T11:56:34.517

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

5 How to make a decision based on Buddhist principles? 2014-07-14T14:52:08.263

5 Should Buddhists give their time to helping others? 2014-07-15T01:26:22.120

5 What is Buddhist Modernism? 2014-10-04T16:33:45.527

5 On Suffering and Happiness 2014-11-19T19:02:29.070

5 A Buddhist Point of View of Virtual Reality 2015-01-21T02:25:10.263

5 If there is no self what or who is it that gets enlightened? 2015-03-04T17:48:13.567

5 Is lack of inherent existence the same as 'not real'? 2015-05-17T11:33:03.727

5 What are the teachings in Buddhism for good social Social Health? 2015-07-12T15:06:12.207

5 Buddhist philosophy and "events" 2015-08-04T19:54:39.277

5 Does Theravadin analysis distinguish between implicative and absolute negations? 2015-08-24T11:42:26.403

5 How is meditation considered a good deed? 2015-09-21T22:31:05.710

5 How does the buddhist teachings differentiate between reality and perception? 2015-10-01T15:42:09.897

5 How did this material world come into existence if the ultimate reality is voidness? 2015-10-27T10:38:41.403

5 Are there rules that prevent chaos in our world? 2015-11-03T09:59:43.290

5 Do parents' karma affect their children? 2015-11-11T14:09:56.317

5 What is attachment as per Buddhism? 2015-11-13T05:38:05.743

5 What if a course lacks a proper introduction to Buddhist philosophy? 2015-11-19T09:26:40.903

5 What is tathata? 2015-11-23T16:12:06.000

5 How can killing of Muslims by Buddhists in Myanmar be justified? 2015-11-23T16:17:57.120

5 Is Buddhism life negating? 2015-12-06T07:10:00.827

5 What's the "wise" answer when the epistemic distance is important? 2017-05-19T12:25:47.093

5 Hesitation between Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta 2018-01-12T03:29:59.987

4 I have some people coming over who practice Buddhism, what should I know? 2014-08-13T14:49:31.280

4 What kind of influence did Cārvāka had on Buddha's philosophy 2014-09-09T15:31:58.243

4 Buddhist view on out of body experience (OBE) 2014-09-29T13:28:31.040

4 How to calculate the number of years in a kalpa? 2014-11-09T14:19:27.580

4 What are conditioned as opposed to unconditioned phenomena? 2015-01-04T19:48:42.090

4 Why the nature of things is such as it is? 2015-01-24T07:27:06.520

4 Is it true that Physics confirms some of the Buddha's teachings? 2015-01-25T17:52:33.493

4 Is "nāma" an equivalent of the Western concept of "mind"? Is it used alone? 2015-02-24T05:30:10.487

4 Difficulties Maintaining Balance In Between Buddhism Teaching in Today’s Lives 2015-03-13T18:47:56.723

4 Rebirth and brain death 2015-04-19T17:01:05.850

4 Do Buddhists put any stock in feng shui, particularly crystals? 2015-06-21T01:27:44.517

4 Reconciling anātman and ancestor worship/veneration 2015-06-21T07:40:51.023

4 Dharma without Karma? 2015-07-24T08:21:18.120

4 Can the practices of 'Art of War' align with Buddhism? 2015-07-25T07:12:11.600