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Buddhism is a philosophy and religion founded by the historical Buddha Shakiyamuni, also called Siddharta Buddha or Gautama Buddha. He lived circa 563-483 BC. The central issue for Buddhists is how to overcome the suffering in this world, for oneself and for others.

Interview with the Dalai Lama - artelino

Interview with the Dalai Lama.A must-see video. In this interview His Holiness the Dalai Lama speaks about the Buddhist view of heaven. A great part of the charisma of the Dalai Lama lies in his ability to get the message across in a very simple, straight-forward manner that everyone can understand.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 November 2010 19:07

The Essentials of Buddhism - artelino

Buddha amids DisciplesMost books or articles about Buddhism are rather complicated and confusing. However the essence of Buddhism can be explained on one page. The Dalai Lama himself is a master in bringing the essentials of Buddhism to the point. Famous are his sayings like "The purpose of life is to be happy." or "One should help others. And if you cannot help them, at least do not hurt them".

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 August 2010 14:16 Read more: The Essentials of Buddhism

Green and White Tara - artelino

White TaraTara is a female Buddha and one of the most prominent female deities in Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhism. The name Tara means the "one who saves" and as the goddess of compassion, her job is to alleviate people from suffering. Like many Buddhist deities, she can have many emanations or forms. The most common are the White Tara and the Green Tara.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 November 2010 18:53 Read More: Green and White Tara

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