By Parakrama Chandrasoma
Many religions think in a few identical of Heaven or Hell, the place one is transported after dying to dwell in everlasting bliss or discomfort. Buddhists think that one is again and again reborn till Nirvana is attained. And nonetheless others, brazenly or secretly, entertain the chance that we move nowhere; our lives finish at demise, and bodies disintegrate.
People lead their lives in line with a code of morality. For the deeply non secular, the resource of this code is their scripture and church, which show the notice in their God. Their highway to enlightenment and Heaven is written within the ebook. For the Buddhist, in spite of the fact that, who has no God, the resource of one’s morality is inborn and altered via existence adventure. the way in which somebody offers with this transformation towards expanding knowledge is the Buddhist street to enlightenment and Nirvana.
In Enlightened sufficient, Parakrama Chandrasoma applies Buddhist philosophy in its most simple shape to the best way he conducts his existence. The methods—aimed at attaining enlightenment and Nirvana while utilized to day-by-day living—increase knowledge and advertise happiness in this lifetime. even if Heaven, Hell, Nirvana, or nothingness awaits us, stripping away exterior impacts and focusing inside to deal with our internal religious being is our greatest probability to create a cheerful and peaceable life in the course of our mortal existence right here on earth.
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Enlightened Enough: A Buddhist's look at how we can be happy... at least now, maybe forever by Parakrama Chandrasoma