zAnt wrote:I know the basics of Buddhism, I know the basics of meditation. But I want to be taught more. I want to be self sufficient. I want to be happy.
kirtu wrote:Hi zAnt!
Initially read the life stories of great Buddhist masters beginning with Shakyamuni Buddha.
Oh yes.zAnt wrote:I have more of a question for you guys now.
Me being an atheist, I've found myself not governed to moral codes or ethics. I've noticed today that I am a mean, judgmental person, corrupted with luxuries and pleasures. Even with all of this, I am not truly happy. I only found potential "highs" when I'm with friends or drowning myself in entertainment.
I want this to end. I want to be a good human, with respect for life. I don't want to be so desensitized to all situations. Will Buddhism cure my sickness? Or are there extra steps to take, since I'm so far in the hole.
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