Glossary

Often expressed as the time it would take for a mountain of solid rock of ten cubic leagues to wear down if the tip of a heavenly maiden's delicate tunic brushed against it every hundred years. A fantastically long period of time. Affliction. Condition or cause of pain, distress and suffering which disturbs the body and mind. Amitabha (Sanskrit or Skrt). The name of the Buddha of the Western Pure Land, primarily meaning Infinite Life and Light....

The Art of Living Part I

The Education of Buddha Shakyamuni, Our Original Teacher Education The field of study concerned with teaching and learning. The American Heritage Dictionary Buddhism is an education about our living environment and us. The Buddha teaches us to recognize ourselves our thoughts, speech, and actions and the consequences they evoke. Most importantly, the Buddha wants us to restore our original and complete wisdom. He teaches that everyone possesses the ability to attain complete understanding of...