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In the Buddhist scriptures, it said many births cause suffering, so Buddhism is not against family planning.
That's what Buddhism has been trying to unravel - the mechanism of happiness and suffering. It is a science of the mind.
This sounds really hokey, but I think Buddhism is the only religion that is genuinely peaceful, so I'd try to promote it in a contemporary society.
A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
William Winwood Reade
I feel that doing business is just like practising Buddhism. Money is not your only purpose. Your purpose is to make things better for other people, and in the end, money will come as a result.
I do feel I'm being respectful to Buddhism and martial arts with 'Mortal Kombat.'
Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple. She saw the Life write up on Buddhism, with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid. She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up.
The idea that Buddhism denies what is called in the West 'individual immortality' is a mistake, so far as the Buddhist scriptures are concerned.
The philosophy of Buddhism is connected to everything. So it probably does have some connection with acting, yes.
I think Buddhism is a wonderful philosophy. I've had the good fortune to meet many wonderful teachers from that society.
Music is not the only reason that I practice Buddhism anymore because it has affected my whole life.
One thing that attracted me to Buddhism was the support for this larger vision of values.
Buddhism is really, one of its main practices is understanding and experiencing compassion, and how that ultimately is a road to happiness.
Tibetan Buddhism had an enormous impact on me.
I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years, in between movies, I do a retreat.
I've been practicing Buddhism for a while. So, I call myself a Jew-Bu, because my tribe is still Jew. But my philosophy and my practice is really Buddhist.
Of all the religions, I am most partial to Buddhism.
Well, I'm Buddhist, Ray, and so part of my Buddhism has allowed me to look a little more deeply at people and the events in my life that created me. And I think a lot of that Buddhism comes out in the world view in this novel.
I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less implicit in the music rather than explicit.
Change is one of the only constants in Buddhism; as meditation became the way I breathed in the days, this became apparent.
I often wonder when I make a film - I'm thinking of making a film of the Buddha - and I often wonder: If Buddha had all the elements that are given to a director - if he had music, if he had visuals, if he had a video camera - would we get Buddhism better?
Buddhism teaches you to embrace change.
I come from an alcoholic Irish background - I know where I was going! But I met my wife and started to practise Buddhism, which is a levelling experience for me, and there hasn't been a day I've missed in 40 years. I apply it to everything - to my work and relationships. I try to be a compassionate person.
As Buddhism moved from one culture to another, it always adapted.
I briefly flirted with some of the new age offerings available in the early '90s and found strength in Buddhism, but ultimately I was looking for something that was not tied to tradition.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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