New to the idea of getting external help, too. I have several questions about this path after read this Q&A:
What attracted me to buddhism was
- Meditation: Practice it many times on Padmasana because I thought that was the unique meditation form. Then I knew I can meditate over a skateboard, too.
- Mindfulness: Dreaming about achieving it.
- Hatha Yoga: Practiced it many times.
- Ninjutsu: Practiced it several months on Bujinkan Dojo school (not a recommendation to go there). The concepts I got from Japanese culture were great though. They are attached to Buddhism but I think they misimpreted the message.
- Kriya yoga: Autobiography of a yogi.
Some of my greater achievements:
- Leave drugs
- Leave alcohol
- Became vegan
- Practiced a lot in the non-attachment in objects and people too.
These questions are general, mine are more precise. Please be open minded about my questions, they are very real.
Was Buddha an artist of our times? Edit: I know a lot of teachers, I don't know any monks I can remember.
- What's special about Buddha?
- Why should someone follow him?
- I see this like being someone else. Is this a bad concept about Buddhism?
- Why he has in fist sight all the answers?
I read that is some kind of comparison about Buddhism schools and Cristians religions, but I learned that Buddhism is not a religion but a lifestyle. Is it or not?
- About Yin and Yang, is that part of Buddhism?
- The 12 universal laws are part of Buddhism?
That's all for the moment. Oh, I forgot, the most important one: About this little part of me you could read, is there a school recommendation?
Thanks for reading.