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Day 23 ofĀ #musicalmarchšŸŽµ!

Another song by another iconic artist, gone too soon. Most of us would have a bit of Michael Jackson in the soundtracks to our lives! 35 more words



Advaita and Buddhism – A study by SSS

Ā Here is a pdf on the above topic. Sri Satchidanandendra Sarswati Swamina (SSS) has studied the Mādhyamika Kārikā-s of Nagarjuna along with the commentary of Chandrakirti and also the Kārikā-s of Gaudapada and given an account of how Advaita and Buddhism differ.

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Nagarjuna Starts His New Film "Raju Gari Gadhi 2"

Raju Gari Gadhi 2 is an upcoming telugu film. Produced by PVP cinema. Oak entertainments Private Limited, Matinee Entertainments Banner & directed by Omkar.

Starrer : King Nagarjuna, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Seerat Kapoor… 12 more words



Nagarjuna is one of my heroes in Buddhist history.

He was a scholar and adventurer, a mystic and wanderer. And a prolific writer whose work is still with us today. 839 more words


Akhils wedding card changed to nagachaitanyas wedding | Nagarjuna Shocking Comment on Akhil Marriage

akkineni Akhils wedding card had now changed into nagachaitanyaandsamanthas wedding card yes its true after nagarjunas son akkineni akhils marriage called off nagarjuna had recently decided to do this marriage in the same place by just replacing akhil and shriya bhupal to nagachaitanyaandsamatha according to reports nagachaitanya and samantha had even accepted it nagarjuna had recetly contacted to all celebrities to not to cancel their tickets but the funny thing is most of the celebrities had evenchanged their plans and they are getting busy in their shooting lets see naaagg will change his plans or not we all hope all celebrities will respect to naaggs decision and will attend to nagachaitanya and samanthas marriage oltho its almost a festival for tollywood industry please comment your opinion on naaagggs decision is it correct do celebs will respect to naaaggs decision or notĀ Click here to Watch Video

My Personal Path to Buddhism: The Jimboyana

My name is James. I am a 26 year old male, living in Washington State. I grew up in a non-denominational Christian church, in a middle class neighborhood.Ā  767 more words


Nietzsche and Buddhism

Nihilism? Decadence? Will to power? Superman? True World? Eternal Recurrence? Nietzsche was a complex guy. Read thisĀ to learn more about how his ideas stood in comparison to those commonly put forward by Buddhist traditions. 1,687 more words


Dr Martina Feyzrakhmanova reblogged this on Thinking Clearly and commented:

I have to be honest: my interest in mindfulness started off, and still is, almost completely secular. I do not aspire to awakening and all those other big things that spiritual teachers preach (market). For me, it is more about resting the brain so as to allow it to function at its peak. This may sound cold and clinical, but all it is really is that I don't have massive expectations. All the same, I figured that if I am to get good at mindfulness, I need to explore it properly. The language used to explain mindfulness: non-attachment, non-judgement, acceptance - seemed very confusing to me. Confusing to the point of seeming to defy basic human nature.

The best way I can phrase it now is that the practice of mindfulness requires us to treat thoughts and emotions as if we are just watching them.
  But it did beg the question: how do you make sense of acceptance and non-judgement? How does that gel with constant resistance and overpowering ourselves that we are all so familiar with? How, and why, do we set and strive for goals if we are meant to be just accepting? I did wonder if there is a certain nihilism to the teachings behind mindfulness. So who better to ask than Professor Nietzsche, nihilism-connoisseur in chief? NguyĆŖn GiĆ”c and I like to explore the thinking behind Buddhism, so in this latest piece I discuss Nietzsche's understanding, rejection and emulation of Buddhism in his philosophy and explain the logic behind his claim that it is a nihilistic religion. If you want the quick version, here it is:
  • Nietzsche misunderstood the concepts of Buddhism by mistaking interdependence for emptiness, probably due to lack of context and good translations
  • He defined Buddhism as a "true-world theory", meaning that Buddhism claims there is another, superior form of existence (Buddho, Nirvana, etc) and that inherently defies the value of our common, normal, unawakened life, hence it is nihilistic
  • Despite Nietzsche's rejection of Buddhism, his own philosophy is, in places, remarkably similar to it.