Posts Categorized: Suffering

METROPOLITAN ANTHONY BLOOM: ON DEATH AND SUFFERING

Posted by & filed under Anthony Bloom, Death, Death as an Advisor, Eastern Church, Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius, Metropolitan, Mindfulness, Persia, Redemption, Russia, Russian Orthodox Church, Suffering.

TweetShare His Eminence Metropolitan Anthony Bloom (June 6, 1914 – August 4, 2003) was bishop of the Diocese of Sourozh, the Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain and Ireland.  He was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, and spent his early childhood in Russia and Persia. During the Bolshevik Revolution the family had to leave Persia, and…
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Buddhism (In 362 Words!)

Posted by & filed under Ben Riggs, bliss, Buddhism, enlightenment, nirvana, spiritual awakening, Suffering.

by Benjamin Riggs Recently, I received an email asking me to explain Buddhism. Here is my answer: First of all, Buddhism is the recognition of suffering. Second, Buddhism recognizes that suffering is not dumb, but intelligent. So, we look at our own suffering, so as to see the pattern or path that gives rise to…
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