RLC parallel resonance circuit: Image by V4711 Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported At low frequencies, the inductor will have the lower impedance and will dominate the higher … Continue reading What is the difference between series resonance and parallel resonance?
Dielectric is another name for insulator. Dielectric refers to any insulator’s ability to be polarized in a electric field. This … Continue reading What is a dielectric and how is it related to an insulator?
Let’s go back to the war of the currents in the late 19th century. Edison championed his Direct Current system … Continue reading Most household appliances utilize DC power. So why do we generate AC at power stations?
To start without knowing anything will require that you learn how to read simple schematics and learn to solder the … Continue reading How to Build Your Own Effects Pedals
Historically North India had a religion based on the Vedas and led by Brahmin priests. Scholars argue over whether this … Continue reading What was Buddha’s religion before his enlightenment?
Hinayana is a derogatory term for Southern Buddhism coined by the Mahayanists. The only sect of Southern Buddhism still practiced … Continue reading What is the difference between Hinayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism?
First of all, as a Buddhist to a Buddhist, I would like to tell you I am impressed that you … Continue reading I am 14. How do I tell my evangelical family I am a Buddhist?
In the early days of Buddhism, it spread geographically creating isolated communities which began to differ in emphasis and interpretation. … Continue reading Are there many types of Buddhism or just one?
Set a timer for the length of time you wish to meditate. Sit in a chair with your back straight … Continue reading A Meditation Practice Based on Anapanasati (Awareness of the Breath)
Think of a beginning meditator. A beginning meditator judges their meditations and says things like, “I can’t meditate. My mind … Continue reading Can meditation help me to accept people as they are?