False Teachers

COPYRIGHT © 2019 TOMÁS MORALES DURAN. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Teaching the Dhamma is a vexation. So clear. The one who teaches the Dhamma is because he has discovered it, because he possesses it, rather he possesses it. And teaching reality is so obvious that it borders on ridicule. Also, if you show it to someone who denies the…

Devadatta, to you, vile, I would vomit you like spit!

Some people often ask themselves if Buddhists should be vegetarians. And the controversy is not new. At the time of the Buddha, Devadatta tried to force the Buddha to forbid the consumption of both meat and fish. This is the story of Devadatta. Devadatta was a monk and close relative of the Buddha, who divided the Sangha…

Dissection of the Religious Fact

Let’s analyze: Religion accompanies man since he is a man … or even before. And it is not by chance. Religion is nourished by elements that proliferate specifically in the ‘standard mode’ of the brain, that is, in the most basic way and in which the immense majority of humans operate and whose purpose is none other…

The Corridor of Death

He seemed not to understand the seriousness of his situation.During the trial he remained distant as if it were not with him.He asked who was that lady with the child or how elegant was this man in a checkered suit. The prosecutor’s accusations, raw, were shelling the atrocities he had committed. One by one An endless story that…

Hellish Destinations

The rules of Samsara were not put by the Buddha. He exclusively described them without explaining the mechanisms that govern them. However, using the basic rules of conditionality, it is more than evident that to be consistent they can not be otherwise.In them we see that rebirths rarely avoid hell, or the animal world or the hungry…

From Hell to Heaven

Cultured for centuries about the concepts «hell» and «heaven» we are usually conditioned to think that hell is a place of fire and brimstone, while the sky is something colder, blue and with white clouds. This has been the case since ancient times and for civilizations of warm climates, for which extreme heat, fire, represents something…