Tag: the-buddha

41 Can the Buddha ever be a woman? 2014-09-08T11:02:53.233

22 Did Gautama Buddha exist? 2014-07-02T16:01:11.907

17 How do you tell a 4-year-old who the Buddha was? 2015-01-18T16:04:22.303

14 Should a Buddhist feel offended by misuses of Buddha's name or image? 2015-06-15T01:09:08.887

14 Why do Buddhists believe there is no creator? 2015-09-19T12:53:12.643

13 Life of Buddha, to be taken seriously? 2017-06-26T14:44:16.637

12 Attachment is a poison. Why is attachment to the Buddha and to Buddhist philosophy not a problem? 2014-06-19T16:45:51.737

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

11 Why is Buddha almost treated like a God in most Buddhist traditions? 2014-08-07T13:35:56.817

11 Why did the Buddha suffer before he died? 2015-08-14T16:47:09.253

11 How sacrosanct is the "source material" of Buddhism? 2015-09-07T15:39:22.643

10 Was Buddha born of a Virgin? 2014-07-24T09:37:04.850

10 Why are Buddhas always Indian, male and human? 2015-08-28T11:10:49.203

10 What "religions" did previous Buddhas practice? 2015-09-01T22:38:34.957

10 Does God exist in Buddhism? 2016-08-24T07:22:01.390

9 Did Gautama Buddha believe in God? 2014-07-02T09:18:33.543

9 Meditation technique proposed by the Buddha 2014-08-04T11:14:15.603

9 How to reduce distractions in sitting practice? 2015-05-01T21:22:12.007

9 Why the Buddha didn't originally allow ordination of women 2015-06-30T08:42:43.863

9 Words of the Buddha 2015-08-20T14:04:50.757

9 Teachings from Buddhas other than Gautama 2015-09-02T15:03:07.363

8 What was the historical Buddha's ethnicity? 2014-06-23T16:27:27.967

8 Did the Buddha ever talk about his family? 2014-06-30T02:12:18.123

8 What was the chronology of events in the Buddha's life? 2014-07-02T02:45:48.237

8 What language did the Buddha speak? 2014-09-07T16:25:47.620

8 Do monks not have responsibility towards parents and family? 2014-09-18T09:44:56.640

8 Did the Buddha ever say something proven wrong later? 2014-09-18T21:43:26.000

8 Why did the Buddha touch the earth at his enlightenment? 2015-07-08T19:46:13.300

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

8 If there is no soul or self, why did the Buddha speak of his past lives? 2015-10-11T03:13:22.443

8 Did the Buddha ever delve on the dangers of one's own spirtual achievements feeding the ego? 2017-05-03T09:16:55.930

7 Was Buddha one man? 2014-06-22T14:18:39.337

7 Who is the laughing Buddha? 2014-06-25T10:48:59.927

7 Why is the Buddha described as trackless? 2014-07-08T16:24:39.060

7 Why do Buddhists believe that the Buddha was enlightened, despite that he claimed it himself? 2014-09-09T10:25:19.877

7 What tenets must a person accept to be a Buddhist? 2014-09-11T18:22:28.633

7 Attainment of enlightenment without desire 2015-06-29T06:00:43.970

7 What is the relation between Nirvana and Parinirvana? 2015-07-10T17:27:21.380

7 Supernatural beings and the 31 planes of existence 2015-08-28T18:01:15.543

7 When do I realize that I am free from rebirth? 2015-10-05T09:34:16.400

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

6 Where is the Buddha originally quoted as saying "On heaven and earth, I alone am honored"? 2014-06-17T21:36:46.240

6 Why should we worship statues of Lord Buddha? 2014-06-18T15:47:07.913

6 Why did physical representations of the Buddha only start to appear a few centuries after his death? 2014-06-19T22:52:30.330

6 What is the significance of the 28 Buddhas within Buddhism? 2014-07-12T16:50:47.430

6 Why is an emaciated Buddha rarely represented in art? 2015-01-21T14:20:24.670

6 Are there examples of the Buddha showing humour in the Pali Canon? 2015-03-12T11:10:04.717

6 Did the Buddha ever mention the Upanishads or the Vedas? 2015-03-21T17:03:36.377

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

6 Buddha's advice regarding meditation practice 2015-06-26T02:00:48.643

6 Do enlighted people cry? Did the Buddha ever cry? 2015-06-28T01:10:35.367

6 Buddha's past lives in the Jatakas 2015-08-20T10:58:56.943

6 Who were the first followers of the Buddha? 2015-11-09T23:29:45.960

6 Did the Buddha Meditate? 2016-02-11T15:57:26.190

6 Does the Buddha like dogs? 2016-07-26T06:07:50.437

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

5 Why does the Buddha appear androgynous in some depictions? 2014-06-21T11:53:51.837

5 Does memory persist across different births of an individual? 2014-07-31T06:32:08.353

5 Meditation for higher concentration 2014-08-04T07:41:57.893

5 Is there any truth in the legend about the birth of Siddhartha? 2014-08-18T08:41:05.853

5 Was the Buddha an arahant? 2014-09-07T16:32:08.283

5 Did Buddha ever go outside India to teach? 2014-10-29T04:02:13.163

5 Buddha meditation under the bodhi tree 2014-12-04T16:04:59.610

5 Time period between Buddhas 2014-12-05T21:40:23.147

5 Was the Buddha known to chant during his meditation? 2015-01-19T12:55:57.323

5 Do we know in what posture the Buddha sat under the Bodhi tree? 2015-06-05T08:49:08.780

5 What are the Eighteen Buddha Attributes? 2015-06-26T15:32:53.750

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

5 Detailed definition of Lokavidu 2015-07-31T22:52:50.240

5 When did the Buddha get surrounded by lots of animals? 2015-08-29T21:56:50.277

5 Why Buddha didn't want him to be called 'friend' by the monks? 2015-11-04T10:32:56.010

5 Did Buddha say "this is the Middle Way"? 2015-12-17T09:28:05.223

5 What does the Buddha mean by this quote? 2016-02-06T14:16:46.683

5 Betraying People 2016-02-22T09:38:55.787

5 What were the Buddha's meditation methods and practices during his pre-enlightenment wandering years in India? 2016-07-29T10:19:22.530

5 Where does it say Siddhartha Gautama mastered all types of meditation? 2016-09-04T01:59:40.153

5 Is there a canonical reference for the story about the war between the Buddha's relatives? 2017-10-22T14:44:53.853

4 What are Buddha-fields and Dharma-fields in Buddhism? What roles do they play in various lineages? 2014-06-24T21:46:00.867

4 What did the Buddha teach about aliens? 2014-06-27T01:33:19.573

4 Did the Buddha have long ears? 2014-07-04T11:52:45.997

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

4 Did the Buddha discourage antropomorphic representations of himself? 2014-08-07T03:22:34.633

4 Is Siddhartha Gautama the last recognized Buddha? 2014-08-31T00:33:30.523

4 What is the text in which the Buddha gets a migraine? 2014-09-20T17:58:47.840

4 Amisa pooja for Buddha 2014-09-25T02:36:18.753

4 Help locating a Jataka Tale 2014-10-06T02:57:47.620

4 Anesthesia, being knocked out, unconsciousness...what does the Buddha have to say about it? 2014-11-04T22:56:23.930

4 There is a text where Buddha says that the Dharma he teaches is not a secret doctrine so why are there sects which maintain secrecy? 2014-11-15T05:19:57.733

4 What does Buddhism say about having dreams about the Buddha? 2015-03-27T03:50:32.767

4 Did the Buddha try to effect social change? 2015-06-06T09:01:04.390

4 Looking for a book that covers the biography of the Buddha's life 2015-06-28T05:12:14.310

4 What does it mean to "see the Dhamma" 2015-06-29T18:00:39.247

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

4 Did the Buddha form a monastery? 2015-09-08T15:16:35.363

4 Are there Goddesses in Buddhism? If yes, who are they? 2015-10-05T12:34:05.793

4 Was the Buddha misogynistic? 2015-10-10T09:10:41.810

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 Did the Buddha ever cure someone? 2016-01-20T15:04:54.717