Why You Feel Pain or Pleasure: The Buddhist Philosophy of Cause and Effect

Why You Feel Pain or Pleasure: The Buddhist Philosophy of Cause and Effect

Have you ever wondered, why you feel pain, why you feel pleasure; why you don’t want to feel pain, and why you want to feel pleasure? Does this surprise to you when the same thing/incident makes someone happy and someone sad? Do you ever think why pain or pleasure arise, happiness and sadness arise? You can feel and see the effect of pain and pleasure, happiness and sadness, but do you know what causes pain and pleasure to occur, happiness and sadness to occur. In this world, nothing exists without…

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The Buddhist Philosophy of Awareness: How to Become Aware

The Buddhist Philosophy of Awareness: How to Become Aware

Even though the Buddhist theologies explain about numerous Buddhas, only Gautama Buddha is the historical Buddha. Gautama Buddha, who was named Siddhartha Gautama, was born as a prince in a small town called Lumbini, in Nepal, about 26 hundred years ago. The Gautama Buddha is the founder of Buddhism. Buddhism is not just a religion, it is also a philosophy as well as a way of life. The Buddhist Philosophy of Awareness The main thesis of Buddhism is the awareness of a person. The Buddha emphasized that until a person…

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