No. Buddhism doesn't believe in God. There are several reasons for this. The Buddha, like modern sociologists and psychologists, believed that religious ideas and especially the god-idea have their origin in fear. Gripped by fear men go to the sacred mountains, sacred groves, sacred trees, and shrines. Selfish Reasons Primitive humans found themselves in a dangerous … Continue reading Does Buddhism Believe In God?
Often, we hear the sentence I am proud of you or I feel so proud, don't we? Although the dictionary meaning of pride is to feel deep pleasure or satisfaction as a result of one's own achievements, it's misleading and half. There's more to the meaning. Means, there are more layers and hidden vibrations attached with this … Continue reading Pride: One Of The Greatest Sin
Why are you playing such loud music? We're celebrating our festival? Nice. Please tell me about it. It's our God's birthday. Who is your God? Buddha. But Buddha doesn't believe or preach in a personal God, as per my little knowledge? What? What do you mean by that? Forget it. But what are you celebrating? … Continue reading HBD Buddha! But When Were You Really Born?
Last night, I was chatting on WhatsApp with my school friend Vinay Jain. Suddenly, his son sent some recorded messages. First, I thought it was my friend with a distorted voice but later he told me that it's his son Arjun. The little one's voice was so divine that it took me 30-35 years back … Continue reading Little Arjun Hit Me Straight In The Heart
This story isn't a simple and short one. It actually started in circa 500 BC with the birth of Prince Siddhartha. Most of us know about the journey of this prince who left his luxurious life in quest of existence, to find the root of misery and to discover the root of true, ultimate happiness. … Continue reading The Laughing Buddha—Reincarnated, Remixed
The famous quote by Buddha means a lot to me and is the fundamental principle of my life. And, I don't just go by philosophy, I actually research on it and make my conclusions. So, I did an experiment for one year with a group of people from my housing society here in Mumbai. The … Continue reading Don’t Judge Unless You’re Perfect: Part I