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
I have written a lot about ego, so I won’t go into too much detail here. First of all, I … Continue reading How do I get rid of my ego?
Scientific discoveries are only a threat to religion if the believer makes it a threat. Continue reading Do scientific discoveries threaten religious beliefs?
Willpower. It is a necessity with this illness. When I am in my hypomanic phase, I am beset by compulsions. I … Continue reading I’m Not an Asshole. I Have an Illness Part 8
You are right. I have no way of knowing if it exists. Except I have had the experience I mention … Continue reading Does enlightenment exist? Many beliefs make us feel good without being true.
In my last installment, I finished with the sentence,”What kind of life is this?” I thought this would be a … Continue reading I’m Not an Asshole. I have an illness: Part 5
The following is a story from the life of Buddha. It is important to remember that this isn’t dogma. It … Continue reading Can an enlightened person still have enemies?
If you only practice loving kindness (metta) for people you love, like or indifferent to, you wouldn’t really need the practice. … Continue reading How can you practice loving kindness for homophobes, racists and sexists?
Background I watch YouTube a lot. I find a lot of interesting interviews and lectures. One person I have become … Continue reading Awareness and Delusion: A Case Study
The secret to happiness is keeping your appreciation high and your expectations low. —-Misquote of a misquote supposedly attributed to … Continue reading Gratitude, Expectations, Humility, Contentment, Ambition and Success