About Buddhism

About Buddhism

Welcome to About Buddhism. Here you will find some information on Buddhism to help you gain a basic understanding of this ancient religion and philosophy.

In general, Buddhism is a way of finding peace within oneself. It is a religion that helps us to find the happiness and contentment we seek. Buddhists develop inner peace, kindness and wisdom through their daily practice; and then share their experience with others bringing real benefit to this world. They try not to harm others and to live peacefully and gently, working towards the ultimate goal of pure and lasting happiness for all living beings.

Please read through the pages of this website to familiarize yourself with information on Buddhism. If you have any questions or wish to provide feedback, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Thanks for your time!

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Introduction to Buddhism

Introduction to Buddhism

Introduction to Buddhism explains basic Buddhist view, intention, and action, and how to follow the Buddhist way of life in the modern world. It is the perfect manual for anyone with an interest in Buddhism and meditation.

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Upcoming Kadampa Buddhist festivals, and celebrations

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