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.
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?
When I think of nirvana, I think of the Fire Sermon where the Buddha talks about blowing out the fires … Continue reading Is Nirvana Essential to Buddhism?
In my practice, I have learned to enjoy the ride. There are many fruits to be picked from the trees … Continue reading Many People are Chasing Enlightenment and Never Seem to Reach It. Is It a Scam?
a sense any experience of the world is subjective, because our brains actually distort the world to make sense of … Continue reading Is enlightenment just seeing things in a positive light?
In Buddhism, one does not avoid suffering. One becomes aware of it, investigates it and ultimately develops insight into it. … Continue reading Is it the goal of Buddhism to live your life avoiding suffering until you die?
I have personally seen a spiritual teacher speak of the loss of his teacher and cry. Two things struck me … Continue reading How would an enlightened person mourn the death of someone they are close to?