‘Buddha’ means ‘The Awakened One’. The Buddha was a man who discovered practical methods that enabled him to become permanently awake — hence his name…
Foundations of Buddhism—some notes
The Buddha Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, lived approximately 563-483 bce in the north of India (today Nepal). The Gotamas were a branch of the Sakya clan. His mother, Maya, gave birth to him in Lumbini Grove. She died seven days later and his… Read More ›
Two ways not to go, by Diana St Ruth
The path, the way, reality, is open for us all to see and know for ourselves. It can be done and we can do it if we wish. That, to me, is what the message is, at least in most forms of Buddhism.