The 5 Precepts

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The Five Precepts – termed as pancasila in Pali, constitute the basic ethical guidelines taught by the Buddha for lay …

Z – Zazen

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Zazen is a Japanese term. “Za” literally means to sit or sitting; “zen” means to meditate or concentrate. Zazen literally means …

The Five Skandhas

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Five skandhas (Skt. pancaskandha) — the five psycho-physical aggregates, which according to Buddhist philosophy are the basis for self-grasping. The …

The Middle Way

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The Middle Way or Middle Path (Pali: Majjhimapatipada; Sanskrit: Madhyamapratipad) is the term that Gautama Buddha used to describe the …