Tag: texts

46 Is rebirth a delusional belief? 2014-09-11T00:45:57.487

14 Does Zen Buddhism have canonical texts? 2014-08-29T08:29:47.857

14 Why isn't there a Buddhist Bible? 2014-10-05T14:35:32.907

12 What are the texts that contain words which can be attributed directly to the Buddha? 2014-06-20T02:11:58.477

10 Textual reference vs. Direct insight 2015-09-06T20:00:24.067

10 When were the earliest Buddhist writings created 2015-09-07T13:50:47.973

9 Returning to the marketplace - examples 2015-08-07T07:24:03.280

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

9 Which is the Buddhist holy book? Where can it be read? 2016-07-16T19:45:11.410

8 Which early canonical references help one find a skillful teacher? 2014-07-03T13:01:13.373

8 What are the salient differences between the Pāḷi Nikāyas & Chinese Āgamas? 2014-07-03T14:20:31.440

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

8 Did the Buddha speak Pali? Are the suttas his word verbatim? 2015-08-06T01:24:47.400

8 Doing evil knowingly and unknowingly 2015-08-26T13:06:50.153

8 Why does the Buddha always answer a question if asked three times? 2015-09-01T10:21:37.927

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

7 Where's the story in which the Buddha praised a non-returner for keeping the knowledge of his attainment private? 2014-09-14T08:30:25.883

7 Why is the first lines of the Dhammapada twin verses sometimes translated using the word 'heart'? 2015-04-30T20:33:42.017

7 What is the buddhist way of responding to compliments? 2015-05-21T19:55:55.667

7 What was the 1st Buddhist Council about? 2015-06-24T21:36:01.707

7 Were different parts of the Pali Canon intended for different audiences? 2015-09-12T21:50:02.110

7 What is the difference between Suttas and Sutras? 2015-09-15T14:37:10.380

7 Where can I find the Chinese Canon Agama in English translation? 2015-10-12T13:55:38.400

7 What are the suttas in which the Buddha provides instruction on how to meditate? 2016-01-04T22:52:15.240

7 What is the meaning of the Zen quote: "Before Enlightenment chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment chop wood, carry water"? 2016-07-19T11:09:57.903

6 Is the Pali Canon the only canon in modern Buddhism? 2014-08-02T11:46:10.660

6 Which canon and traditions does the Flower Sermon text belong to? 2014-08-23T16:39:24.640

6 How are Buddhist Sacred Texts used in practice and historically, given the questioned authenticity of some of them 2015-05-28T06:26:04.507

6 What are the "Five Daily Recollections" and their benefits? 2015-06-25T23:09:29.783

6 Buddhavamsa Translations? 2015-06-30T13:56:09.083

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

6 What is right gifting? 2016-01-20T12:20:13.513

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

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

5 Does Buddhism have a concept of blasphemy? 2014-07-18T17:47:22.130

5 Transfering merits 2015-04-25T19:27:35.167

5 Did the Buddha have more advice for the lay follower than is typically supposed? 2015-07-12T09:28:22.127

5 What are the various Buddhist scriptural designations and to what do they refer? 2015-07-14T16:40:04.180

5 Where is the mind referred to as being luminous? 2015-08-01T10:18:20.523

5 Accurate translation of "Satipatthana Sutta" 2015-11-03T16:08:20.503

5 Why do beings, even in lower/hell realms, like their lives? 2015-11-25T22:05:00.890

5 Law of Karma in the Buddha's own words 2016-02-11T09:05:20.573

5 How does Buddhist Logic work? 2017-01-03T07:51:35.973

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

4 Do Buddhists have sacred scripture to read? 2014-07-04T08:42:07.837

4 Are any of the three poisons considered stronger or more difficult to break than the others? 2014-08-05T20:00:11.413

4 What is the story where some of the Buddha's followers commit suicide? 2014-09-29T18:23:13.387

4 How might Buddha have seen how far the gratification, danger and escape extend? 2015-07-20T03:26:49.303

4 Is ritual described in the Pali canon? 2015-07-24T13:19:47.023

4 Higher textual criticism resources 2015-08-17T10:55:57.030

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

4 What does venerable Sariputta mean by "dwelling withdrawn"? 2015-10-10T15:08:23.733

4 What are some good sources to know more about the Buddha and his teachings 2015-10-24T04:49:26.710

4 What did the Buddha say about reincarnation? 2016-01-06T12:50:24.943

4 Jhāna, seeing the welfare of self and other 2016-03-11T17:41:27.827

4 Does knowing Pali/Sanskrit (and to which level) give one more insights while reading Buddhist scripts? 2016-03-16T16:27:58.797

4 What is the difference between an arhat, bodhisattva and a buddha? 2017-04-14T04:39:16.393

3 What are the canonical texts for the Buddhisms of the world? 2014-06-27T11:36:12.227

3 What was the first Buddhist text to be translated into English? 2014-09-05T12:24:04.427

3 Which text does the four sights story come from? 2015-02-11T18:23:01.510

3 What Buddhist materials explain how to understand one's irrational feelings? 2015-05-18T06:05:53.157

3 Is it right to teach other people? 2015-07-14T05:51:35.033

3 Should modernization of the environment lead to renewal of teaching texts? 2015-07-14T19:00:14.080

3 Arahants and suicide 2015-08-10T15:30:45.937

3 Source of quotation from Buddhaghosa about Buddha being trackless 2015-08-11T21:24:55.660

3 Is it possible to abandon desire by means of desire 2015-09-06T05:57:50.700

3 What does the word "world" mean in the Buddhist context? 2015-09-25T00:58:21.283

3 Shouldn't we take Lord Buddha's word above the all others? 2015-11-17T23:26:33.123

3 Where to find multilingual and/or beautifully typeset Buddhist texts? 2016-03-20T11:00:09.673

3 Did the Buddha make any reference to Krishna and Gita? 2016-04-15T07:15:28.197

3 Where do I start? 2016-12-27T02:57:47.170

3 What is the Buddhist text quoted by the Hindu philosopher Yogaraja? 2017-05-09T06:13:51.153

3 Calming the mind 2017-07-18T14:14:06.173

2 Autobiographies of Buddhist masters 2014-07-26T07:00:02.107

2 Are ecological concerns supported explicitly in Buddhism? 2014-08-18T16:26:57.200

2 First Buddhist text translated into a Western language 2014-09-05T14:58:11.717

2 Are there canonical texts for secular Buddhism? 2014-09-20T10:09:01.207

2 Buddhist views on leadership 2015-03-25T05:34:00.083

2 What do Buddhists religious texts say about the environment? 2015-05-07T12:21:22.307

2 Is there any canonical descriptions of the physical characteristics of the Buddha? 2015-05-22T19:35:19.303

2 What sutta refers to 'emptiness in small space'? 2015-08-31T16:55:46.043

2 Gomchen Lam Rim Text Request 2015-10-06T12:50:56.447

2 Karma of Birth? 2015-11-26T18:23:33.683

2 Miscarriages & Natural abortions as a result of evil beings? 2016-01-16T22:13:34.520

2 "Human Dignity" in Buddhism 2016-02-25T18:21:57.957

2 How should one look at buddhist mythologies and cosmologies from a scientific perspective 2016-03-15T17:57:12.687

2 Can you point me some Sutras on Buddhist Cosmology? 2016-03-20T18:08:35.133

2 Question about Nichiren Buddhism 2016-04-04T18:15:56.423

2 The Nine Devices 2016-04-10T12:21:35.450

2 Are the Buddhist sutras 100% verified if applied in life? 2016-05-11T13:56:28.940

2 Sutta with firefly simile 2016-06-16T15:39:12.363

2 How are the importance of sutras determined? 2016-07-29T18:53:47.453

2 What Is the significance of 'Sal Tree' in Buddhism? 2016-10-07T17:06:52.353

2 Websites with the Chinese canon translated into English? 2017-03-16T15:29:52.600

2 If no sentient being exists, for whom is there compassion? 'A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life' by Santideva 2018-01-26T18:00:35.470

1 Unenlightened monks indebtedness to the laity 2014-12-02T08:00:25.363

1 What is the 'key' to these tantrika works? 2015-10-05T05:18:25.003

1 What is meant by this description of a type of person in the suttas? 2016-10-01T19:12:41.257

1 Why is swastika in buddhism is in this 卍 format and not in this 卐 format? What is the difference between the two? What is the meaning of each sign? 2017-05-15T20:13:20.800