Buddhism – Major Differences 1. There is no almighty God in Buddhism. There is no one to hand out rewards or punishments on a supposedly Judgement Day. 2. Buddhism is strictly not a religion in the context of being a faith and worship owing allegiance to a supernatural being. 3. No saviour concept in Buddhism. A Buddha is not aShare this story : F G
1. The biggest enemy of human life — is himself. 2. The biggest folly of human life — it is a lie. 3. The greatest loss in life — is arrogance. 4. The greatest sorrow in life — it’s envy. 5. The biggest mistake in life — to lose himself. 6. The biggest fault in human life — ingratitude. 7.Share this story : F G
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless. You only lose what you cling to. Pain is certain, suffering is optional. As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you willShare this story : F G
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good. There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path. Thousands of candles can beShare this story : F G
To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others. You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself. The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Purity or impurityShare this story : F G
All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain? The mind is everything. What you think you become. It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind. Nothing canShare this story : F G
Since there are already so many religions in this world, why is it necessary for us to have another religion called Buddhism? Is there any extraordinary characteristic or contribution or significant feature that Buddhism has which other religions do not have?
There is a school of thought, which says that all religions are essentially the same. There are no significant differences. The only difference is in the interpretation and practice. After all, in the final analysis, all of us end in one place, either heaven or hell. That is the common belief of most religions. Does Buddhism share this viewpoint? To answer this question we have to examine what is meant religion.Share this story : F G