Category Archives: Vajrayana

A Host of Samantabhadra Offerings

To offer one’s body, speech and mind is a powerful commitment. It renders whatever we think, say or do to as an energetic gift, an offering to the divine in all. In 2011, more than 30 of us from the … Continue reading

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Method

Like a rainbow, awareness is multi-faceted but is one awareness. the Manjushri tantra states: “The Great Vehicle is distinguished by its prajna and compassion; and their realization completely extirpates the roots of all suffering.” Accordingly, this is also an answer … Continue reading

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“Because the bodhisattvas have no attainments….”

Homage to stainless Manjushri Precious roar of the Dharma. One of the less obvious teachings within the Heart Sutra is the insistence of transcending any and all constructs of thought or conceptualizations. This includes ideas of emptiness, the Buddha, the … Continue reading

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Our curious re-creating of the wheel

An article was posted on a Facebook group in which the researcher is reporting that “supposedly nonconscious preparatory brain activity is really just part of a fairly random ebb and flow of background neural activity, and that movements occur when … Continue reading

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Books for the summer or anytime

Buddhist practice and philosophy The Buddha’s Ancient Path by Thera Piyadassi: I’ve been reading Buddhist texts and commentaries for over 20 years. This small book was the clearest explanation of the living expression of the Four Noble Truths that I … Continue reading

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