Buddhist Perspective on Various Issues
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Buddhist perspective on gender discrimination
Shakyamuni Buddha never discriminated against women because he believed that bhikshunis and bhikshus were the same and could both attain arhatship. There are great bodhisattvas who are women, like Queen Shrimala, which is very clearly stated in the sutras. The Buddha has compassion and regarded all sentient beings as equal, so how could men and women not be equal?
How should women practice spiritually?
Men and women are fundamentally equal; the Buddha says that all sentient beings have buddha-nature. Therefore, when it comes to spiritual practice, there aren't different methods for women and men. The methods are the same and the goal is also the same, as are the ideas and views, although differences do arise in some situations.
How to become a graceful, modern beauty?
"Exterior beauty without internal substance is only superficial and false beauty. True face with honesty, sincerity, and compassion in mind is the beauty within, and therefore the genuine beauty. Beauty and ugliness are determined in the mind, not by one's outward appearance
How can women face up to karma and eliminate obstacles?
"Karmic obstruction means our evil karma that has accumulated in past lives and our occupation that keeps us from taking up the teachings of the Buddhadharma. We should be broad-mined or use psychological concepts to make adjustments and not lose hope.
How should women plan their life?
"The times, society, and family structures may have changed, men and women cannot exchange their natural roles. In terms of work in society and intellectual ability, women and men should be equal, but in terms of taking care of children and home, women have more patience, resilience, endurance and they are more stable and better equipped.
The spirit of Chan is concentrating the mind on a single thought and cultivating awareness of our actions.
When we are uneasy, we can first recite the Buddha or Bodhisattva’s name to calm down, and then identify the cause of our unease, so as to untangle ourselves from emotional knots.
As Buddhists, we must face reality, accept it, deal with it, and then let go of it. If the disease is curable, receive the treatment; if it's not, what more can we do? As long as we consult a d...