Buddha Weekly: Buddhist Practices, Mindfulness, Meditation


Wealth Deities: Generating Karma for Prosperity by Practicing Generosity

By Lee Kane, Editor / March 28, 2017 / 7 Comments

Lama Atisha, the revered lama and Mahasiddha, came across an old man, dying of starvation in Bodghaya. Lama Atisha offered his own flesh, cut from his body, to save the old man. But the old man said, “How can I eat a monk’s flesh?” Lama Atisha felt helpless in the face of this suffering. In…

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The First Doctor: Medicine Buddha Bhaisajyaguru — Empowering You to Heal

By Lee Kane, Editor / October 29, 2016 / 26 Comments

In times of pain, sickness, or stress, my first thought of “remedy” is quiet meditation with the most sacred Medicine Buddha mantra. Inevitably, arthritis pains subsides in my case, and I’ve avoided most of the colds and flus that go around my business meetings— knock on wood. I give Medicine Buddha, exercise and good nutrition…

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Rebirth Part 2: Is There Scientific Evidence of Rebirth?

By Lee Kane, Editor / October 2, 2015 / 22 Comments

The concept of reincarnation and rebirth has successfully captivated human beings over the ages. Although the terms “Reincarnation” and “Rebirth” are often used inter-changeably, there is a significant difference between the two concepts. Reincarnation is normally understood to be the assumption of another body by a permanent self or a “soul”. According to this doctrine, after…

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