For practitioners of Nichiren Buddhism, sharing this practice with others is a vital act of compassion. According to Nichiren Buddhism, a life rooted in compassion implies a strong belief in the unrealized immense potential of ourselves and others, even during times of sufferings, problems and failures. To always believe in and encourage the intrinsic goodness and potential within our own lives and others' lives is the heart of the philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism. It is also the core of an optimism which is the bedrock for measures to bring about positive changes in the world. The transformation of society can after all only occur through a transformation of people's
Yoga is not a mere exercise regime , but is a philosophy of life based on certain psychological facts aiming to develop a perfect balance between the body and the mind . It is the experience of complete peace of mind and self-knowledge. It is said that yoga helps us perceive the subtle realities of life, illuminating our existence and moral sense. Today, yoga is treated as the highest physical science as well as a part of spiritual science. It shows us the secrets of nature that lead to a spiritual life.
The eightfold path is a set of eight principles which according to the buddha achieve this, the Eightfold Path is often divided into the three categories of wisdom, ethical conduct and mental cultivation. The first set of the eightfold path under Wisdom includes the first two steps right understanding and intention. This essentially means to free oneself of a pessimist and negative emotional nature. Ethical Conduct include right speech, action and livelihood. Here, the buddha wishes for one not to be materialistic, to live in a non-harmful way, having a skilled mental state while also training one’s mind to be InControl of your emotional and mental
Mauna helps in bringing bliss unto daily activities or promotion of good health. Observe sensations, observe emotions and observe your true nature. Our true nature is peace, it is compassion, it is love, it is friendliness and it is joy. Silence gives birth to all these. Silence swallows sadness, guilt and misery, giving birth to joy, compassion and love and that’s exactly what Buddha’s life was about.
The main motive behind motivation for Buddhist is for self-realization. Whereas the main reason for meditation for is psychological than religion in Hinduism. For Hindus, meditation is like feeling connected with the God, who is the creator. The other main purpose for doing mediation is mental and physical relaxation. In Buddhism, Buddhist monks do meditation in order to improve their fighting techniques.
Yoga is the supreme gift of India to the world at large. Yoga does not quarrel with science; it supplements it. Yoga is a methodical way to attain perfection, through the control of the different elements of human nature -both physical and psychical. Yoga is the supreme science of contacting reality. It is perfection in action.
Dalai Lama means something like ‘Ocean of Wisdom’. In Tibetan, lama is also closely related to the word for mother, which gives a nurturing dimension to the role as a religious teacher. In this paragraph we argued whether myth and history(truth)can happily coexist in the process of reputation construction as applies to the Dalai Lama’s case. Myth is a distortion that cannot be supported by evidence ,whereas history(truth) is an account of the past that is based on a careful interpretation of evidence .Both myth and truth represent attempts to bring order to the world and to supply meaning to circumstances that can otherwise
The original practice of Yoga, through the Tibetan Buddhist practices, is the science of honest living that is to embody all areas of the life- physical, psychological, spiritual. It is described as a life of training, of which incorporates the body and breath and then to the distracted mind. Overall, the practice is described as an art of digging deeper into the human being itself. (Gharpure, Anjani). The author of this article is trying to explain the original intent of the Buddhist practice, and staying true to the Sanskrit language and its use of yoga in the culture.
Spiritual Life of Sri Aurobindo SADHNA (spiritual practice) Sadhana — literally ‘means of accomplishment’. A sadhana is a ritual text presenting the means to accomplish one or several deities, who in essence are the ultimate state of a buddha. As we follow Anuttarayoga Tantra sadhana practice texts and actualize their meaning, we develop an enlightened vision of the world: we visualize ourselves as a buddha or deity, and our surroundings as a pure realm or ‘buddha field’, while recognizing that all sounds are mantra, and all thoughts are primordial wisdom. This process is at first artificial, something which is developed or generated through the practices of kyerim and dzogrim, but the visualizations correspond to the visionary experience
In the teaching of Buddha, all of us will be end up our life in the natural process of birth, oldness and death. We must always remember the variable of life, and we must appreciate and full of hope to have our life. However, death is not the finality of life for Buddhism. It’s only the end up of the body in our life but our spirits still will exist and seek through and depends on find the new bodies and new life. Their place of birth is the result of formerly, is the accumulating of the positive and negative actions and from this to create Karma, it is the result of the action from the past.