Monthly Archive: November 2014


Buddhism – Overview

What Is Buddhism? Buddhism is a religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who lived about 25 centuries ago in what is now Nepal and northeastern India. He came to be called “the...


Bodhidharma and Emperor Wu

Bodhidharma There is a famous quatrain attributed to Bodhidharma in his meeting with Emperor Wu. The emperor asked Bodhidharma, the toothless old monk with big wide open eyes: “Since I ascended the throne, I...


Allah (God) in Islam

The most fundamental belief that a Muslim has is that “There is only One God,” the Creator, the Sustainer — known in the Arabic languageand by Muslims as Allah.Allah is not a foreign god,...