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I Want to Become Buddhist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    I'm Trying

     I'd really enjoy becoming a Buddhist. I really respect the religion. But, my mind is too clouded right now. I have to get to a semi-balance of peace, before I can start working towards Nirvana harder. I'm spending this time learning everything I can about the religion. I...
    Cooper1994 Cooper1994 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    ...but You Already Are Buddhist!

    It isn't that you become Buddhist. It doesn't take work. Everyone is enlightened, but don't know it. Everyone has the ability to become enlightened, but few follow it. It doesn't take any special skill, just a change in the way of thought. I say this, but I don't consider myself...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    Choosing to Become Buddhist

    I want to become buddhist but am finding hard to make that come true. I know that to achieve this i must go to a temple to get a good feel about buddhism, but i dont have anyone to go with. I dont want to go alone because I dont like just going by myself. I feel like if i do this...
    latinsugar latinsugar 16-18, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2007

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    I Want To Become Buddhist.

    I want to become Buddhist because I believe that I am already enlightened, but I am in a bad environment filled with delinquents.  I am only 14 years old, and I do not feel good about my life being that I am stuck for 4 years in this place where no one listens to what I have...
    Realitist Realitist 13-15, M Nov 17, 2009

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    I know Buddhism is about finding your own truth,

    but I want some Buddhist friends and maybe even someone who can help me find my way in all of this. I decided to turn to Buddhism from being Agnostic because I felt so alone in my spirituality, sharing love is so beautiful and I want to share my love of life with others who...
    mattihope mattihope 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    For a long time I had struggled with faith. I'm still struggling, but I recently decided to become Buddhist. However, I still am a Christian as well. I've been told by countless...
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    Well, actually "Buddhism" is not a religion as such; and I should really say I feel very sympathetic to the Buddhist outlook, or it jibes with mine, or something like that. But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 7

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    1. I am not 20 yet 2. I like cats 3. I teach ceramics and ikebana 4. My grandfather owns and supports museums 5. I watch anime 6. I lost my virginity before I was a teenager 7...
    AlDhari AlDhari 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 5

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    ?The Buddhists say if you meet somebody and your heart pounds, your hands shake, your knees go weak, that?s not the one. When you meet your ?soul mate? you?ll feel calm. No anxiety...
    sueperman sueperman 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 14

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    Hi everyone,my name is Karin,I'm Asian and I'm 15 years old. Let me share you a little about my experience,about how finally i want and choose to become a nun. I was once a...
    Karin2323 Karin2323 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    A Daddy Dom wants to be the center of your universe. He wants to be able to provide for your every need and care. But more than that he wants to be able to shape and mold you to...
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    Okay..I believe some of you probably have reads my last(and first) story. so...I have say it,I want to become a nun. But before you think that i was a Bible freak, I'm not used to...
    Karin2323 Karin2323 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    "Special to me" and "Special to Someone" we know are two different aspirations. Those who have become special to me are not necessarily whom I am special to. My insight...
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    --Choosing to become a better person, or a worse one-- There can be a state of soul against which Love itself is powerless because it has hardened itself against Love... a...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I do want to become more feminine. I love my dresses and skirts. But clothes don't make you feminine. Your femininity comes from within. Opening the door to your femininity can...
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    As the world changes, people change. But it seems like it changes for the worse. Technology is growing day by day. People's thoughts and minds are also changing as fast as...
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    I know this may seem greedy, but I want to become a millionaire. My dream when I get older is to become rich. I know people say that money doesn't bring happiness, but I know it...
    Sierra346 Sierra346 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    I was in a relationship three years ago. It was my first relationship, and as you know about firsts, it was so important to me. He ended up breaking my heart by hooking up with...
    klondikekorner klondikekorner 18-21, M Dec 10

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    Firstly I would like to say that I arrived at these most important principles after what I could term a whirlwind of experiences, mostly negative, that helped to shape these...
    KingDee2 KingDee2 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    i want to become werewolf to much! I want to be wild and free...I don't know why..but I just believe in them.. many of you will see they aren't real! but they are.. and there's...
    WolfGirl5555 WolfGirl5555 16-17, F Dec 17

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    First of, Like many out there i have a learning disability. Way back when there were not the resources there are today. I tried hard to do well in school. I was put in resource...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 19

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    I'm 28, single and unable to become pregnant without medical help. (And even then I might not get pregnant) Many men have offered to help me become pregnant (only because that...
    LillithMeiwes LillithMeiwes 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 19

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    Stranger to friend ... friend to stranger again We meet so many people in our journey but only those special can be the part. We never judge them by their clothes, status or...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Unfornately it's pretty sad, that I still don't know what I want to be yet, I know that I kinda want to aim to be a swim coach because I used to be a swimmer myself in high school...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    I want to become one and I really would like to know if anyone one would be willing to help me become a werewolf. If you can turn people please message me soon as possible!!! :)
    ShadowNyx ShadowNyx 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    Achievement of preaching power 317). 29th, September, 1978. Friday. In reality my elder brother’s brother-in-law named Ashok went to bed in my same room to night...
    Dipakda Dipakda 70+, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Genesis 2:19 NIV "Now the Lord God had formed out of the ground all the wild animals and all the birds in the sky. He brought them to the man to see what he would name them; and...
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    I hate personal memories, hate personal past:) I prefer past as history, but the things that became past within my lifetime are just pain...so quickly come and gone...I don't want...
    AmarieOfTheVanyar AmarieOfTheVanyar 18-21, F Dec 19

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    1. I love people. 2. It kills me inside to see my sister become who i thought she would never be. 3. I hate when people hug me 4. Im lonely so i seek for the wrong type of...
    MichellexxLevine314 MichellexxLevine314 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think the only road block from achieving this is on a personal level, our own thinking. I think many have been conditioned in life to think a certain way. When we are children...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Maybe he's right. I'm still a baby and should not have a boyfriend. You know what, despite me having a crush, I should stop dreaming about him or anyone else being my boyfriend...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F Dec 7

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    Its been 25 days since I started this experience, and 11 days since I passed out. I am not sure why it happened yet, having had some time to relax and think. Its possible that it...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    to serve my country,to fulfil my childhood dream,make my family proud and become a better person,studying hard for it and become the few the proud,marine corps all the way
    tones714677 tones714677 22-25, M Dec 12

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    I am a kind hearted and I truly do want (almost) everyone to be happy but seeing happy people only worsens my depression. I will see people having fun and smiling with their...
    oohfiretwerks oohfiretwerks 13-15, F Dec 14

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    Dear Old Old Man, I see all your own teeth are gone now, buddy. Do you really believe what I hear you thinking as you totter tremulously there in front of the shaving mirror...
    percolatinglightly percolatinglightly 51-55, M Dec 15

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    To: "You" From: Me No Doubt "Spiderwebs" You think that we connect That the chemistry's correct Your words walk right through my ears Presuming I like what I hear And now I'm...
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    I walk with my head down. I've become weak. I've become soft. I can't think straight anymore. I get angry very easily...or sad. I don't have any pride in myself. I have petty...
    thatbobguy thatbobguy 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Why do we have to struggle so much to be empathetic to others? Is it because we are so different from them? Is it because we cannot understand their behaviour patterns? Or is it...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F a week ago

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    Already accepted to Harvard, yay! I want to major in human anatomy and become an emergency physician.
    atchetson2 atchetson2 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I really do not want to send like some whining 14 year old to you older people. I am trying to seek advice from others. As the title says "I Become Frustrated When I Am...
    doesluciferhaveabooty doesluciferhaveabooty 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sleepy eyes faint from the darkness of the night; ever so slowly entering the bloom of a new morning's light. It is now then that I force open my eyes striving for more clarity...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 5 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I would love to feed and make a woman be extremely large!! Big women are so incredibly beautiful, and knowing that I helped her to become bigger is a dream. I hope sometime I can...
    PlusSizedCutie PlusSizedCutie 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    1. I can be cold and hard to reach 2. I've seen things I wish I didn't 3. I cant control my thoughts very well, or my mouth 4. If I love you, ill probably let you hurt me a...
    Stormi33 Stormi33 18-21, F 3 hrs ago