Apr 6, 2014

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Buddhism and Hinduism – A Brief Essay

Hinduism and Buddhism – A Brief Essay Introduction Hinduism and Buddhism are two of the five major religions in our world today. They are widely practiced, and have survived for centuries. Both have similarities and differences, as do all forms of religion. In this brief essay, presented by the Ventura Buddhist Center , I will show you the basic structure of each...

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Aug 25, 2012

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Guide to Meditation

What is Meditation? Meditation has many definitions and meanings. In the West, it often refers to thinking something over or reflection. For Buddhists, meditation is a spiritual discipline that utilizes the power of attention to help us along the path of awakening. In the time of the Buddha the word used was bhāvanā which translates as contemplation, progression, development,...

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Jan 15, 2012

About Us

About Us

Our temple was founded by Vietnamese monks and nuns for the benefit of all...

Nov 22, 2011

Ventura Buddhist Center

Ventura Buddhist Center

Welcome to An Lac Mission’s official website. We are a Buddhist...