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Alan Watts’ Philosophy, Biography and Basic Ideas

By |2019-09-19T20:40:11+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Inspirational, Self-Improvement|Tags: , |

Alan Wilson Watts (6 January 1915 – 16 November 1973) was a British philosopher who interpreted and popularized Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology. Watts became an Episcopal priest in 1945, then left the ministry in 1950 and moved to California, where he joined the faculty of the American Academy

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What Is the True Definition of Love According to the Buddha?

By |2019-07-26T21:05:59+03:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: Relationships, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

The word love is used lightly in so many different circumstances. However, the true definition of love challenges us to dig deeper. I remember so many levels of understanding in life while I was searching for the true definition of love. I thought about the young love that I experienced as a teenager and wondered how much I had changed since then. Then, I think about love throughout my twenties and thirties and I recognize the differences between how I felt then as opposed to

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4 Types of People That Make Great Friends, According to the Buddha

By |2018-12-10T15:27:46+03:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

What makes great friends? Different people can give different answers to this question. Here is what the Buddha said about true friendship. “Young man, be aware of these four good-hearted friends: the helper, the friend who endures in good times and bad, the mentor, and the compassionate friend.” The Buddha, or The Enlightened One, was to a large clan called the Shakyas. Throughout his adult years, he created many sutras for humankind to learn from so that they, too, could eventually achieve enlightenment. Above all,

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