Can my dog rebirth in pureland if I play Amitabha Buddha chant for him?

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Warriors and Bacteria

These are actual questions and not meant to be snarky or gotcha. I’ve read about Buddhist warriors and militaries. Does modern Buddhism allow for such things, or is it a sort of historically misunderstood concept or something? I understand that all life is life, and all life is sacred. Still, as our scientific understanding of…

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Is there a background on which the mind operates?

Is the mental workings of our mind like birds flying through a vast sky? submitted by /u/hakuinzenji5 [link] [comments]Read More

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Looking for long retreat opportunities/centers in Dharamsala or nearby

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Are Pure Lands and Heavens the Same?(English subtitle)By Ven. Xingren

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making big life decisions

I’m just beginning to study the dharma and have truly enjoyed it. I feel like I’m learning a totally different way of seeing the world that is much closer to reality. Thank you to everyone here who has answered my questions and shared their insights. I’m currently In a situation, where I have a good…

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Is it common to dream of Buddha?

I’ve been back to meditation daily. After developing epilepsy it has helped me immensely to meditate. I used to be a strong active lucid dreamer since early childhood. Beginning of last week I had a dream I was in a creek with my little dog and he was walking in the water when I noticed…

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Should we donate our organs, after we die?

I’ve heard arguments on boths sides of the fence, and I’m just wondering what your opinions are. They said that a hospital would keep you alive, to be able to harvest your organs, therefore your mind is still in your body, and you witness the entire experience. So, on the one hand its a very…

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question regarding animals and merit…

I’m led to believe ( correct me if I’m wrong) that only us humans can generate good merit. Can someone explain how an animal that saves the life of a human doesn’t accumulate good merit for the same action that would for a human. Thanks in advance 🙏🏻 submitted by /u/SaranamGacchami1 [link] [comments]Read More

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what does Buddhism say about violence. From what I understand Buddhists are taught to respect nature but nature cam be incredibly violent i.e animals killing and eating other animals ?

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