Friday, November 11, 2005

A Path of Insight

The truth of suffering is one of the central concepts of Buddhism religion. The Buddha can be looked upon as a physician who diagnoses and prescribes the path leading to the end of suffering.

Buddhism is looked upon by some as a pessimistic religion since it stresses on suffering. What they forget is that that this is a philosophy that also prescribes a way out. My own view is that Buddhism is based on an understanding of human psychology and that it is very realistic and practical.

Buddhism religion - a path leading to insight

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