The Buddha neither subscribed to what we might call in the West strict determinism which implies that every event has a previous cause; that all things are unchangeable and invariable (niyata) in their course; nor did he uphold the theory...
On April 12th Kaminski Auctions? presents an Unreserved Estate Auction that includes an outstanding selection of antiques and fine art. Offerings range from a large collection of Asian bronze Buddha figures, to an extensive collection of Lalique glass from a California collector, and important items from the estate of Alexander M. Show More Summary
The source isn't really important, it's the inspiration to love that matters. The post How 2 Fake Buddha Quotes Inspire Me to Love Myself appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Meditation as understood by the Buddha is based upon an ontological foundation that goes much deeper than what classically oriented natural science has been able to provide. To be sure, the depth of the human mind goes beyond the brain....
[This is part 1 of a 3-part series entitled, “Neural Correlates of Enlightenment: The Buddha Helmet.”] “It is as if a man were pierced by a poisoned arrow, his friends, companions, or near relations called in a surgeon, but that...Show More Summary
As a young child, I loved to play with “magic seeds.” I’d drop them into a glass of water, and they would suddenly swell into huge and exotic paper flowers. The post Making the Buddha’s Perfections our Own appeared first on Lion's R...
[This is part 2 of a 3-part series entitled, “Neural Correlates of Enlightenment: The Buddha Helmet.”] In order to create an effective and specific Buddha Helmet that will affect specific brain functions, those functions need to be localized in the brain. Show More Summary
[This is part 3 of a 3-part series entitled, “Neural Correlates of Enlightenment: The Buddha Helmet.”] Buddhism has found intriguing middle ground, if not complete compatibility with the concept of the Technological Singularity.Show More Summary
A mummified monk encased in a Buddha statue that China claims was stolen from a village in eastern China a decade ago may not have been the only such mummy to go missing from the region.
Bill & The Buddha Buggy during restoration. Photos and text by Anna Marco. Editor’s note: This piece comes to us from Anna Marco, senior feature editor at Koolhouse Publishing and a personal friend of hot rod legend Bill Hines. Among many other projects, as “Anna Octane,” she leads vault tours at the Petersen Museum in […]
Episode Description: We speak with Lama Surya Das this week about what it takes to integrate spiritual understanding into our lives as 21st century citizens. He explores the question of whether our sense of time has sped up in the “over-information age,” and how we can change our relationship to time. Show More Summary
Episode Description: Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche—a dynamic and engaging Gen X Tibetan Lama who has spent half of his life living in the West—joins us to explore several key points related to the development of a more contemporary Buddhism. Show More Summary
On our visit to Hongkong last year, we made it a point to visit Ngong Ping Village in Lantau Island and the famous Tian Tan (also known as the Big Buddha) Buddha statue. The Tian Tan Buddha was built near the Po Lin monastery and provides a scenic centerpiece to the mountainous countryside. According to […]
Episode Description: We’re joined this week by Insight Meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg, to talk about her latest book, “Real Happiness” and also about meditation as an emerging part of secular culture. This interview was recorded...Show More Summary
Chinese relic experts believe that the "living Buddha" statue which had recently been on display at a history museum in Budapest was stolen from China in 1995. [ more › ]
A contemporary Chinese scroll painting by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III,the highest ranking Buddhist leader in the world, soared to $16,500,000 at auction today to break the artist's auction record. The action took place at Gianguan Auctions,...Show More Summary
Following the case of the Nancy Wiener Seated Buddha, the Singapore Asian Civilisations Museum and the National Heritage Board of Singapore are reportedly suing a Madison Avenue art dealer for reimbursement of the $1.4 million purchase price which between 1997 and 2010 they paid for antiquities of apparently questionable provenance. Show More Summary
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Three men who own a bar in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) have been sentenced to a two-and-a-half year prison sentence for promoting their bar with a picture of a Buddha wearing headphones (via Gawker):The image was posted in December on.....