Buddhist Concepts

You don’t have to be Buddhist to to practice with SnowFlower Sangha. But you may be interested in learning more about Buddhist concepts, the North Star to increasing our mindfulness and reducing suffering in ourselves and in the world.

Buddhism on a Page: A look at Buddhist concepts in plain English to see the impact they can have on your life.

The Four Noble Truths: Buddhism is not all about suffering, it is about being mindful so we can reduce our suffering.

The Noble Eightfold Path: The path to reducing suffering. Eight factors of Buddhist practice that are “wise,” “skillful,” or “right”

The Three Jewels: The Buddha is the teacher showing us the way, the Dharma is the clear path, and the Sangha is the beautiful community.

Sanskrit & Pali Pronunciation: Guides to pronouncing the Sanskrit and Pali words often used in Buddhist texts.