Category Archives: buddhism

Buddhist Meditation: Individual Love is Greater Love

Lesser love is greater love, individual love is universal love. Below is an explanation and a meditation exercise to help you feel universal love for all beings. It’s a rare thing for me to be touched by a movie nowadays … Continue reading

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Can We Change Others?

Something that many of us often deal with is our want to change others. Is it possible? To what extent? This article is based on my own experiences and can’t be a catch-all solution for all situations. If you want … Continue reading

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Meditation 101: Body Sensations/Awareness

This is a continuation of several articles discussing meditation. There are some related articles already posted below. This time I’ll be discussing a different type of meditation technique – body sensations. This has been a very effective technique for me, … Continue reading

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Have Compassion for Everyone

Should we love and have compassion for everyone? Should we love even terrible people who do terrible things? How do we deal with them? What about someone like Hitler? These are questions and thoughts that have really troubled me at times. … Continue reading

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Karma and the 6 Realms of Existence in Buddhism

Buddhists believe in reincarnation. Does that mean you just come back as another human? Or perhaps humans and animals? Buddhist philosophy actually discusses there being 6 realms of existence. I’ll talk a bit more about them in this post. Karma … Continue reading

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Accepting Suffering

We all experience suffering regularly. That might be a little bit of suffering or a whole lot of suffering. It might be your coffee machine just broke, or it could be someone close to you died. Suffering happens whether we … Continue reading

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Meditation 101: Breathing Meditation

This is an introduction to breathing meditation. It is part of a series of “Meditation 101” posts to help people meditate. There are many different ways to meditate. This is just one. Breathing Meditation To begin breathing meditation, you need … Continue reading

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