Any Westerners Looking to Learn About Buddhism
At Wat Dallas we have a Buddhist Discussion Group for Western Students in English Every Wednesday at 7:00 PM in the Main Building after Chanting and Meditation. If you are interested in Buddhism or are a practicing Buddhist.Please join us on for an open discussion on Dhamma. Please question everything and come with all your questions. If you are needing assistance in becoming a monk and wish to learn more please contact Jack Boling. Kent and Jack Boling will be leading the discussion on Buddhism. If you need personal instruction you can contact Jack Boling at 940-594-7794 or Kent at 214-690-7797
Buddhist Center of Dallas
8484 Stults Rd., Dallas, TX 75243
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Why were we born?
First of all is this question a significant one for the average man? I think we can take it that this question is one that everyone is interested in and puzzled over. There may, however, be some who will raise an objection.
"The Buddha taught the non-existence of 'the being', the individual', the self', 'you' and 'me'. He taught that there is no self to be born. So, the problem "Why were we born?" does not arise!"
This sort of objection is valid
Sacred Places for Buddhists
Guatama Buddha has left his footprints on the soil of India and his mark on the soul of mankind. In the course of the growth of his religion, this human teacher eclipsed even the heavenly gods and the places consecrated by his presence were held in great generation. Before he entered Niravana the Buddha himself spoke of the four places which a pious believer ought to visit with feelings of faith and reverence: the Lumbhinivana where the Tathagata was born
Buddhist Questions and Answers
By National Identity Office - Office of the Prime Minister's Secretariat
1. What is Buddhism?
Buddhism may be defined and explained from various standpoints as follows:
1. Buddhism, the teaching of the Buddha (the Enlightened One), proposes to develop humankind through purity (by means of morality), calmness (by means of concentration) and clarity (by means of wisdom).
2. Buddhism is a religion founded by the Buddha for the welfare of many, for