The Goal of Buddhist Education

What is the goal of the Buddha’s teachings? It is to attain Perfect, Complete Enlightenment. Transliterated from Sanskrit, it is called Anuttara-samyak-sambodhi. Out of respect, this phrase was maintained in its original form rather than translated. There are three stages within this enlightenment: “Proper Enlightenment” “Equal and Proper Enlightenment” “Perfect, Complete Enlightenment” The Buddha told Read More …

The Five Forms of Buddhism Today

There are at least five forms of Buddhism practiced today. The first form is traditional Buddhism which I described in the previous post. It is an education of the Buddha’s teachings. This original form is rarely seen today. The other four forms are deviations of this one. The second form is religious Buddhism. Although originally Read More …

Buddhism – An Introduction

Buddhism is a most virtuous and profound education directed by the Buddha towards all sentient beings in the universe. The education covers a boundless range of phenomena and principles that is much broader that what is currently taught in universities. In regards to time, Buddhism encompasses the past, present and future. In regards to space, Read More …