Death is not the end of story. There are various planes of existence. After death rebirth occurs in one of those planes of existence depending upon craving. Rebirth can be spontaneous or through a womb.Dead can communicate with us when we are asleep or in rare cases when we are awake.
Western science wants progress and for that they have sacrificed ...
As Upasaka Sarath told and according to the truth and the Sublime Buddhas: after a breaking up of ones body, once giving up ones world, one (if not gained Arahatahood) reapears in the next world. So there are actually no death yet one does good to be reminded that very often be touched by former relative when listening, talking... and they, ...
Many new to Buddhism are stuck into these matters and created a feeling of discomfort, including myself.
But when I longer study Buddhism, it leads me to study something easier to understand like Karma in current life instead of past life. I.e. how to utilize the SWOT analysis soft skill?
If you are talking about past life, likely it will lead to past life ...
The human brain takes around 7 years to completely mature. Hence why the youngest age where people become Arahats is at age 7, with the exception of a few.
It takes 9 months for a human baby to be fully formed, so memories from the past lives are forgotten in this time. Devas (Divine Beings) and Prethas (Hungry Ghosts) and other beings that are born ...
I wanted to ask how Buddhism explains why we don't remember our past lives?
Sabbe Dhamma Anatta. Memory is not me, mine or myself. If so, how do you expect to remember past lives?
Why bother with the Buddhist path when we will not remember this
temporary life in our next?
We do not wish to return. No more rebirths. We wish that this is the last birth of ...
Honor and gratitude, sacrifices toward those having been first and unavoidable paved ones way is a matter of gratitude and the group of departed is one of the relations where a householder is obligated to. The kind of relations, obligated to for everyone are:
wife & children
slaves & workers
During one Refuge ceremony, I remember Dza Kilung Rinpoche telling his students:
Some people obsess with their Dharma names, try to find everything about it - who had that name, what it means and so on. Do not research your Dharma name too much. Who knows, maybe it will research you ;)
Your relationship with your Dharma name is a mysterious relationship. ...
Like you, when I took refuge, I received a dharma name—and so did the other twenty, or so, people who took refuge at the same time. We all received the same dharma name. I can’t answer your questions 1 and 2, but I do have a first-person account of a teaching related to dharma names in Tibetan Buddhism.
I once attended a weekend course on meditation in New ...
Do you remember what you had for lunch yesterday? We remember only if we are interested in that thing or it is extremely important for us. We continually become because we are not happy with the past or present. The time of the arrow goes only forward.