The image of the Buddha, cross-legged and meditating, appears increasingly in magazines and on television in the West. But who was the Buddha?
Here we see the Buddha as a historical figure, a warrior prince searching for the truth; in the context of the evolution of the human race, as the pinnacle of human perfection; and as an archetype.
बुद्धत्व मानवाचा आदर्श – उर्गेन संघरक्षित
The ten pillars of Buddhism are ten ethical principles, such as generosity, truthfulness, or compassion, that together provide a comprehensive moral guide. Sangharakshita highlights the depth of these apparently simple teachings by first considering them collectively and then individually.