The Buddha’s Life Story

By Wes Annac, Editor, Openhearted Rebel

Buddhism is a religion predicated on detachment, renunciation, inner peace, and enlightenment. Buddhist teachers encourage their students to look within and become aware of what sustains the ego that keeps them focused on the outer world.

Through meditation and other practices that involve detachment, you can shine a light on your inner world and the fact that you are the driving force of your life. You’ll see that with a little discipline and understanding, you can create peace in yourself and in the world around you.

Buddhism encourages us to be content and open to the idea that we are all one. This is no different from most other religions, which share a common central message of peace, love, empathy, and unity. But in terms of its reputation and how its followers behave, Buddhism is far more peaceful. Continue reading

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