Buddhism

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When considering the values of Buddhism it gives a directive towards a road that must be personally traversed by the means of using a suitable vehicle to drive them to their final destination of enlightenment or nirvana. Yet when  considering this religious road map of life it is often difficult to navigate as to really know where exactly you are at and how far or how long you have to travel to reach your destiny.  How do you know for sure when you have arrived or for that matter if you will get where you are going  as perhaps you have taken a wrong turn somewhere along the way? Even if the prospect of other lives were true it wouldn’t guarantee that you will eventually make it as the reality of living day-to-day is often filled with the unplanned breakdowns of imperfections and failures as trying to make it somewhere in a worn out vehicle on an empty tank of gas and a flat tire.  This sort of wreckage is the reality of  life’s journey as struggling to navigate the road hazards of religion and philosophy that at best only leaves a person hoping they will somehow come across that ultimate sense of reality. Religion may at first seem to be a manageable roadway that is wide open to new possibilities as taking a person on a road trip of a life time only to have their personal travel impeded with the rage of road blocks and detours and if that’s not bad enough the GPS is wrong as the pleasant voice of ones spiritual teacher, master or mentor becomes annoying as you realize they are just as lost as you are as needing to recalculate their position.
Anyway this analogy may seem a little funny or foolish but often religion is like this as depending upon the equipment we are given and an operating manual to keep it on the road. However the biggest problem to this whole dilemma is that mankind wants to be behind the wheel of control and instead of humbly pulling over to ask for different directions when they are off course they often continue on their way determined to find it on their own.
My friend it might not be in your travel plans at this point to be redirected nonetheless I would kindly ask you to take a small roadside break in order to survey this site. Happy trails to you!

 

Matthew 11:28-30 Jesus said,

28 “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

 

How to know God (Other Languages)

ဘုရားသခင် နင့်ဘယ်လုိဆက်နွယ်ရမ႑ာလဲ-Burmese/Myanmar

如何与上帝建立关系-Chinese Simplified

如何與上帝建立關係-Chinese Traditional

कैसे भगवान के साथ एक रिश्ता बनाएँ?-Hindi

神と関係を持つ方法-Japanese

របៀបមានទំនាក់ទំនងជាមួយព្រះអង្គ-Khmer

मराठी-Marathi

Бурхантай яаж харилцаатай байх вэ-Mongolian

परमेश्वरसँग व्यक्तिगत सम्बन्ध कसरी बनाउने-Nepali

දෙවියන් සමඟ සබඳයක් ඇකි කරගන්නේ කෙසේද​-Sinhala

วิธีการมีสัมพันธภาพกับพระเจ้า-Thai

ཡེ་ཤུ།-Tibetan

Làm thế nào để có mối tương giao với Đức Chúa Trời-Vietnamese

 

www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2010/may/former-buddhists-find-new-life-in-christ-/?mobile=false

 

Atheist /Agnostic/ Non-Theist

 

Schools of Buddhist thought and philosophy

Agonshu
阿含宗 仏教-Japanese

Chan
禅宗-Chinese Simplified 

Dhammakaya Foundation

Falun Dafa/Falun Gong
法轮大法法轮功-Chinese Simplified

Hoa Hao
Phật giáo Hòa Hảo-Vietnamese

Nara
奈良仏教-Japanese

Nichiren
日蓮宗仏教-Japanese

Myochikai Kyodan (Nichiren)
妙智会日蓮宗仏教-Japanese

Reiyukai (Nichiren)
霊友会日蓮宗仏教-Japanese

Rissho Kosei Kai (Nichiren)
立正佼成会日蓮宗仏教-Japanese

Soka Gakkai (Nichiren)
創価学会日蓮宗仏教-Japanese

Pure Land
佛教净土宗-Chinese Simplified

佛教淨土宗-Chinese Traditional

浄土仏教-Japanese

Tịnh độ tông-Vietnamese

Shingon
真言宗仏教-Japanese

Shinnyo-en
真如苑仏教-Japanese

Tendai
天台宗仏教-Japanese

Tendai Phật giáo-Vietnamese

Theravada
ဗုဒ္ဓဘာသာ-Burmese/Myanmar

小乘佛教-Chinese Simplified

बौद्ध धर्म-Hindi

កម្ពុជា អ្នកកាន់ពុទ្ធសាសនា​-Khmer

थेरवडा बौद्ध-Marathi

ලාංකික බෞද්ධයන්-Sinhala

พุทธศาสนานิกายเถรวาท-Thai

giáo tiểu thừa Phật giáo-Vietnamese

Tibetan
藏传佛教-Chinese Simplified

तिब्बती बौद्ध धर्म-Hindi

Төвд буддизм-Mongolian

तिब्बती बुद्ध धर्म -Nepali

Zen
禅仏教-Japanese

RinzaI (Zen)
臨済宗禅 仏教-Japanese

Soto (Zen)

 

 

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