The Buddha Formerly Known as Prince

The Buddha Formerly Known as Prince

The baby prince being presented to the sage Asita. (For context, see: His Friends Call Him Bud.) The story of the Buddha begins with the birth of an Indian prince by the name of Siddhattha (also commonly spelled as Siddhārtha).[1]  Siddhattha was son of King...
Laugh Your Way to Enlightenment

Laugh Your Way to Enlightenment

Now that you have learned briefly about Dharma and many features of Buddhism, let us now undertake a joyful exploration of Buddhism. In Topic 2, we start with the story of the Buddha, the person who discovered the Dharma and founded Buddhism.  Besides getting to...