Some thoughts about non-self

The topic of non-self is a problematic topic in Buddhism. Often even Buddhist monks will feel a little bit embarrassed when being asked about it. Many a somewhat thinking person…

0 Comments

Keys to the Abhidhamma System

This blog is an outline of the Buddhist Abhidhamma. Its aim is to show a method of contemplation, giving those who are inclined to meditate on the Abhidhamma, subjects or headings for meditation, all of which point in a definite direction, one subject providing a basis for the next.

0 Comments

Is Rebirth immediate?

In Buddhism there is a bit of a quarrel amongst different schools in regards to the question of rebirth. The question being as to whether there is a gap between…

0 Comments

Rebirth

Kamma and rebirth are interlinked, as are mind and body. Here I want to show in brief pictorial form the relation between mind and body, and how it relates to kamma and rebirth.

1 Comment

Continuity

Sometimes people studying Buddhism, especially in relation to the vipassanā schools, end up with some conclusion that there is no continuity in mental and material phenomena…So here we want to…

2 Comments

Dependent Origination applied

All the major religions of the world possess a certain creation myth...an explanation of how the world came about...as well as what its ending will be....Buddhism too has an conception…

0 Comments