Embracing Nirvana:

Let go of your attachments, and Embrace Nirvana.

Embracing Nirvana is here to inspire you to learn about the teachings of the Buddha and the wisdom he shared. We hope to Awaken Your Wisdom to the many other uplifting dogmas of a positive, inspiring, and enlightening nature as well. We hope to be the guidance that you seek to reach your own enlightenment.

Buddha, “The Awakened one” was born Siddhartha Gautama in Lumbini, known today as Nepal during the sixth century. Siddhartha achieved enlightenment and embraced nirvana while meditating underneath a Bodhi tree. It was there that he envisioned The Four Noble Truths, and The Eightfold Path that became the basis for Buddhist teachings.

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metta sutta loving kindness

While the Buddha was staying at Savatthi, a band of monks, having received subjects of meditation from the master, proceeded to a forest to spend the rainy season (vassana). The tree deities inhabiting this forest were worried by their arrival, as they had to descend from tree abodes and dwell on the ground.

Metta Sutta: Loving Kindness

Peaceful Warrior Quotes

: “How do you know you haven’t been asleep your whole life? How do you know you’re not asleep right now?” ~Dan Millman

35 Peaceful Warrior Quotes:

Best Buddhism Books For Beginners

There are many helpful books available to assist you on your journey to enlightenment through Buddhism.

Here are some of the best books about Buddhism for beginners.

Best Buddhism Books For Beginners

Confucius Quotes

It is thought that Confucius was born Kong Fuzi, “Master Kong on September 28, 551 BCE.

The philosophy of Confucius is also known as Confucianism. Confucius is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential people in history.

49 Confucius Quotes


“The first noble truth of the Buddha is that when we feel suffering, it doesn’t mean that something is wrong. What a relief. Finally somebody told the truth. Suffering is part of life, and we don’t have to feel it’s happening because we personally made the wrong move.” ~Pema Chödrön

37 Pema Chodron Quotes

Astral Projection in Buddhism

The ability to leave your physical body and travel outside of it has been taught, and discussed for thousands of years. Astral projection as it is commonly called has been known by different names throughout the ages in the secret teachings of enlightened masters.

Astral Projection in Buddhism

5 Principles for a Buddhaful Life

After meditating in the temple I started thinking about what a different world it would be if we all practiced the teachings of Buddha. There would be much less hunger and suffering if we all lived a Buddhaful life.

5 Principles for a Buddhaful Life

Motivational Qotes

Life can zap our motivation to keep moving forward with our goals. We can all use a little nudge to keep learning and growing in life. With a little motivation we can accomplish anything.

Motivational Quotes

Positive Thinking

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Change your life through positive thinking. Our thoughts send signals to our brain which will affect our bodies. Our thoughts can increase our heart rate, breathing, blood pressure, and change our body temperature. Lie detectors work by measuring these changes.

Positive Thinking

Bodhi Dukkhan Dranyen Player

Lama Yacana’s brother Vadana was a dranyen teacher, and Bodhi Dukkhan was his best student.

Bodhi studied the dranyen under the guidance of his masterful teacher Vadana for six months. After six months of training Vadana said to Bodhi, “I can teach you no more. You already know everything that I do.”

Bodhi although disappointed knew that he was a great dranyen player already.

Bodhi Dukkhan - Anderans Best Dranyen Player

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