Introductions

3. A Few Fundamental Concepts

In the last post, we discussed Buddha’s journey to enlightenment, stopping when the previous prince became enlightened and was given the honorific title Buddha. In…

2. The Buddha of Our Kalpa: Shakyamuni Buddha

In my opinion, the discussion of Buddhism necessarily starts with its founder. Our historical Buddha is Shakyamuni Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama Buddha.  According to…

1. Overview: What is Reality?

If, upon seeing “What is Reality?” as an introduction to a Buddhist blog, your first reaction is to wonder, “Do humans not understand reality?” “What…