Jesus, Buddha & the Cessation of Suffering

This post is part of a series on Jesus’ Teaching in Buddhist Terminology. Both Jesus and The Buddha taught about the suffering we may experience in life, and the path out of that suffering.  The Noble Eightfold Path (right view, intention, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness and concentration) is the way to liberation from suffering outlined by […]

August 26, 2013 in Edify by

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Jesus and the Dharma of Metta

This post is part of a series on Jesus’ Teaching in Buddhist Terminology. Practicing love even to those who hate you and would wish you harm… that’s what the Buddhists call Metta, or loving-kindness! Typical Buddhist Metta practice allows us to wish ourselves well as we wish others well: may I / you / friends / enemies […]

August 25, 2013 in Edify by

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Jesus in Buddhist Language

This post includes links to others in a series on Jesus’ Teaching in Buddhist Terminology. Until I am enlightened, I go for refuge to Jesus, Dharma and Sangha. With God’s grace and through the virtue I create by practicing giving and the other perfections, may I become a beacon of light to benefit all sentient beings. Jesus […]

August 23, 2013 in Edify by

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The JesusSangha

This post is part of a series on Jesus’ Teaching in Buddhist Terminology. Sangha is a Sanskrit word for a group or association  with a common purpose for gathering. That’s it. In the past, this Sanskrit  word has been used more commonly in Buddhist circles. It connotes a supportive gathering of a group on a spiritual path together. […]

August 22, 2013 in Edify by

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Peacemaking 101: Mediation in a Nutshell

Want to resolve a problem through mediation? The genuine desire for a peaceful resolution is the first step to success. But desire, combined with skill and knowledge, is more likely to result in the success. With that in mind, consider these helpful hints: PRIOR TO THE MEDIATION Remember the power of prayer. Pray for guidance […]

April 15, 2013 in Peacemaking by

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