Harvey Kraft is author of The Buddha from Babylon, DOUBLE WINNER of USA Best Book Awards in 2 categories: HISTORY - General (nonfiction) & RELIGION - Eastern Religions

The Buddha Changed How We See Our Self

Do you believe that your soul collects information and submits a report when you get to an afterlife destination? While we can all agree that any discussion about what awaits us beyond death is a matter of belief, Buddhism paints a very different scenario. The Buddha saw the scope of life as a never ending, renewable journey through numerous mortal lifetimes. He regarded heaven and hell as descriptive of two kinds of conditional states one can experience in the here and now...whether one is mired in delight or pain, one's state of being shapes our reality...encompassing our mind, body, relationships and surroundings.

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