Entendendo o Budismo
33. Why does Buddhism emphasize Meditation? Buddhism is a teaching to lead you to spiritual awakening. There are many methods to reach this goal. The key is to know your own mind as it truly is. Do you know everything about yourself? If you know well your physical body and its function, you can...
34. Are there punishments in Buddhism? Punishment doled out by a divine power is widely believed in many religions. If you do not believe in God, or if you commit a sin, you may face punishment, and as a result, you may not be able to go to heaven. Buddhism does not believe in punishment by a...
35. Why do Buddhists use a lot of incense? Many kinds of incense are used in the temple during prayers and services. Much significance is attached to its use. Incense can be divided into the following two types: (1) Burning incense This type of incense is widely used in stick or ground form. These...