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What Buddhists Believe

A Study of Fundamental Concepts in Buddhism

‘Buddhist Education and Training’ is one of the Key Mission of Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM). With this in mind, TBCM will be featuring a sample Ten Session program that may be adapted for use by any Buddhist Orgnisation. This program will contain ready-to-use presentations accompanied by session synopsis …

The Meaning of Prayer

The Meaning of Prayer – excerpt from ‘ What Buddhists Believe ‘ by the late Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Mahathero Nature is impartial; it cannot be flattered by prayers. It does not grant any special favours on request. Man is not a fallen creature who begs for his …

Nature of the Buddha

Sukho buddhānaṃ uppādo sukhā saddhammadesanā Sukhā saṅghassa sāmaggi samaggānaṃ tapo sukho. Blessed is the birth of the Buddhas; blessed is the enunciation of the sacred Teaching; blessed is the harmony in the Order, and blessed is the spiritual pursuit of the united truth-seeker. – Dhammapada 194 Nature of the Buddha …

What Buddhists Believe

Buddhism and Politics from ‘What Buddhists Believe’ by Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda Maha Thera The Buddha had gone beyond all worldly affairs, but still gave advice on good government. The Buddha came from a warrior caste and was naturally brought into association with kings, princes and ministers. Despite His origin …