What is Karma?

The word “Karma” means “deed” or “action” in the ancient Sanskrit language and is a central teaching to all schools of Buddhism, and all teachings and interpretations of the Dharma.

Read More

What Are Precepts in Buddhism?

Buddhism has various sets of rules known as “precepts”, which are similar to commandments or ethical rules in other religions except that they were not commanded by a god or supernatural being.

Read More

Animals in Buddhism

Animals in Buddhism are important because it helps illuminate a Buddhists relation to nature, kindness, humanistic ideas, and to further show the relationship between Buddhist theory and practice.

Read More

Is Buddhism a Violent Religion?

There are many news reports, stories, and postings on the internet regarding “Buddhist Violence” and “Buddhist Terror”. However, there is no such thing as “Buddhist Violence” as Buddhism does not teach nor condone it.

Read More

What is a Bodhisattva?

A Bodhisattva (aka “bodhisatta”) is a person who is committed to attaining enlightenment (becoming a Buddha) in order to help all sentient beings.

Read More