The Buddhist Path
Buddhism quotations and articles on spiritual growth and development
All Buddhism aims to be a path that leads to enlightenment (Nirvana) .Stressed are issues like insight and calmness of the mind. Included in this section are some Zen stories.
The Paramitas (transcendent virtues), Katinka HesselinkMindfulness defined for Theravada Buddhism, by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
Practicing Patience, Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron
Practicing compassion, Tonglen, Pema Chodron
The Three Jewels (Buddha, Dharma, Sangha), Katinka Hesselink
The Five Precepts, Pancha Sila or Pansil - a modern interpretation, Katinka Hesselink
Golden Rules of Buddhism,Colonel H.S. Olcott
Death and Dying, by Ajahn Jagaro
Even Balancing of Five Faculties, Nanamoli Thera
(Funny) Buddhist terms your guru never taught you, By Gary L. Ray
Atisha's Pith Sayings. Why they are called that I do not know. The essence of spiritual life, is given here, as far as I am concerned. Interesting is that in the Tibetan Buddhist's path the idea of a guru is translated as a mentor.
The Bridge of Compassion, interview with Chögyam Trungpa
The Buddhas of Compassion and the Pratyeka Buddhas, G. de Purucker
Facing life as it is, Chögyam Trungpa
Outline of the Path. Voidness is discussed, as well as
Beyond Boredom and Depression, by Ajahn JagaroThe natural liberation through naked vision, identifying intelligence, by Padma Sambava. A very inspiring text that goes to the depth of the illusiveness of our thinking.
Asanga's Teaching of Great Compassion, a meditation and visualization exercise.
The Bodhisattva Vow, part of the general heritage of Buddhism.
General aspects of Tibetan Buddhism,from the book by Dagpo Rinpoche
In India there is a bird, the golden-winged bird .... from D.T. Suzuki's book "Shin Buddhism".
am I going, where am I from? Preface to Shin Buddhism by D.T. Suzuki ,
by the Reverend Hozen Seki.
What is Mahayana Buddhism? Katinka Hesselink
The Bible on youth and old age, H.P. Blavatsky
Buddha and Jesus on resignation to our fate, H.P. Blavatsky