knowledge unlocks a world of possibilities The Robinson Library

The Robinson Library About the Library Navigation Help Sitemap Terms of Use Contact Information

  Religion and Mythology
the chakra (wheel of life) Buddhism

boo' diz im, n. the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct, wisdom, and meditation releases one from desire, suffering, and rebirth

Sources and Links
CONTENTS
Siddhartha Gautama, the BuddhaSiddhartha Gautama spent six years living the life of a wandering monk, and sought enlightenment by practicing extreme forms of self-denial and torture. He finally decided that this was not the way to achieve enlightenment. One day, he wandered into a village near Gaya and sat under a shady bodhi tree to meditate. Several hours later, enlightenment came.
Dalai LamaDalai Lama
  The Robinson Library > Religion and Mythology

This page was last updated on 04/21/2016.

Sources and Links

About This Site | Navigation Help | Sitemap | Terms of Use | Contact