Are You A Buddhist

Are You A Buddhist?  Introduction  Being a Buddhist is quite open because if you believe in certain aspects it is better than not believing in anything.  We take what we can get. However, here  are the more traditional aspects of being Buddhist.  One should believe in The Triple Gem – ie: The Buddha, The Dhamma and The Sangha).  This can be expanded to include The 4 Noble Truths.  This can be expanded to include the Eightfold Noble Path as well.  The Four Noble Truths also include a belief in cause and effect and past lives (aka Saṁsāra).  Lastly, one should live by these ideals and follow the five precepts for morality, and follow […]