In summary, the Noble Eightfold Path is 8 basic steps to focussing the mind on being fully aware of our thoughts and actions, and developing wisdom by understanding the Four Noble Truths and by developing compassion for others.
In other words, the Noble Eightfold Path, is our path from suffering.
The Universal Law of nature.
Dharma means the source of things and Truth.
That which is universal.
The laws of the universe.
“Dharma” may be seen as an ultimate and transcendent “truth” or ultimate reality or “the way things are”.
Dharma is the truth that is here, when we leave our fantasies behind and come into the present. When we pay attention, we start to see the characteristics of the Dharma and the life we are living in.
(Dharma is a Sanskrit word that means “purpose in life.”) This law says that we have taken manifestation in physical form to fulfil a purpose. You have a unique talent and a unique way of expressing it. There is something that you can do better than anyone else in the whole world–and for every unique talent and unique expression of that talent, there are also unique needs. When these needs are matched with the creative expression of your talent, that is the spark that creates affluence. Expressing your talents to fulfill needs creates unlimited wealth and abundance.
One of the most potent mantras, Om Mani Padme Hum contains the entire wisdom of the Buddhist teachings in a single phrase. Continue reading
Karma (The Law of Cause and Effect)
Sanskrit; Pāli: kamma. kárma, kárman = act, action, performance.
In short u can say, that Karma is the law of course and effect.
What ever you send out into the universe, will come back again.
It’s not some kind of strange belief but logic at it’s best.
Eg. if you act bad and angry toward other people, what do you think will return to you? People acting bad and angry towards you of course.
The explanation of enlightenment differs a bit, depending who you ask. But the meaning is much the same: Continue reading