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Meditation and Buddhist Philosophy

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How To Be Unhappy

Just imagine what an awful place the world would be if we were all happy the whole time. For a start it would be terrible for the economy: nobody would need to buy endless consumer products, distract themselves with TV and video games, or numb themselves with alcohol and medication to escape the crushing monotony of […]

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Why This Little Pig Is The Source of All The Pain And Suffering In The World

The image above is detail from the centre of the Wheel of Life, the iconic Tibetan Buddhist image which depicts the cyclical nature of the lives of all living beings. The image provides a visual representation of the entire Buddhist world-view, with concepts such as Karma, Rebirth, Suffering and Enlightenment depicted with various visual metaphors. […]

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