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?
This answer probably depends on your school. The answer for a Theravada Buddhist would be different than that for a … Continue reading What daily routine is recommended for a new Buddhist?
They call it waiting for the other shoe to drop. To me, it’s more like waiting for an oncology report. … Continue reading I’m Not an Asshole. I Have an Illness Part 10
I will answer from the perspective of a Buddhist who was raised Christian. Religion is a Western concept to describe … Continue reading Since there are many religions each with different beliefs, doesn’t that prove that none of them is true?
Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) are dharmic religions. Hinduism is really a mix. For example, the Vedas are … Continue reading Revealed Religion Vs. Dharma