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The “Alphabet Heart Sutra”

Aura Glaser express the truth of the Buddha's Heart Sutra in 26 words — from A to Z. The post The “Alphabet Heart Sutra” appeared first on Lion's Roar.

Having to go back to square one might be a good thing

It is certainly true that words of wisdom can come from the wise. Ananda, supposedly, remembered many of the Buddha's wise, profound words. But does it follow that reading and pondering the words of a wise person like the Buddha...


6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Pace Gallery announces Sea of Buddha, an exhibition featuring photographs from Hiroshi Sugimoto?s series of the same title and a related film work. The Sea of Buddha series, conceived in 1988 and realized in 1995, explores Sugimoto?s...Show More Summary

The Great Buddha.

The Great Buddha. Kamakura, Japan. By Nate.

Archaeologists Find Evidence of Buddha Sermon in Nepal

In the first major archaeological dig of the area since 1962, researchers say they think they've found a post hole from which Buddha gave his first sermon in Nepal after attaining enlightenment. In the 1960s, Indian archaeologist Debala Mitra concluded that the ruins at Nigrodharam in Kapilvastu district could well...

Gagosian Gallery New York exhibits one of the late artist Chris Burden's last works

last weekArts : Artdaily

Gagosian New York is presenting Buddha's Fingers (2014?15), one of the late Chris Burden's last works. Beginning with a series of startling actions in the early 1970s, Chris Burden challenged his own mental and physical limitations, as well as the boundaries of art and performance. Show More Summary

Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery presents a new interactive installation of the Cosmic Buddha

last weekArts : Artdaily

Through cutting-edge digital technology, previously hidden meanings of a masterpiece of ancient Chinese sculpture may now be accessed by museum visitors, students and scholars. A new interactive installation presents the original sixth-century...Show More Summary

What is the Value of Life?

"A man asked Lord Buddha: What is the value of life? Lord Buddha gave him a Stone & asked him, “Go & know about the value of the stone, but take care not to sell the stone.” The man went to an Orange seller in the market and asked him about the value of the stone. Looking at the bright... [[ This is a content summary only. Show More Summary

Asia’s Most Popular Fruit is Pear-fect

Six and a half years ago, we told you about a farmer who grows pears shaped like a Buddha. Back... The post Asia’s Most Popular Fruit is Pear-fect appeared first on Weird Asia News. Related posts: Chinese Farmer Breeds Divine-Looking Pear Freaky Conjoined Watermelon and Other Weird Fruit Mutations New Weird Asia Natural Cures

3-D scanning reveals the many secrets of an ancient Chinese statue

Sackler's "Body of Devotion: The Cosmic Buddha in 3D" aims to teach people about 3-D scanning and Buddhism, all with just one sculpture.

New age preservation: How 3D images are protecting cultural monuments

In March 2001, the Taliban blew up the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan, two of the tallest Buddha sculptures in the world. This horrific attack on an important and beautiful example of the patrimony of central Asia shocked the world.Show More Summary

A Guided Meditation for the Anxious Mind

Welcome to your Buddha Buddy five-minute guided meditation. During this practice, we will focus on your body and breathing awareness, in an attempt to soothe the mind. Find a comfortable seated position somewhere in nature. Now close your eyes and take a deep breath. Picture your front door. Did you lock it when you left? Even if you did... well, we can’t guarantee anything.

Get Back on the Healthy-Eating Track With the Help of This Delicious Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl

The following post was originally featured on Delish Knowledge and written by Alex Caspero, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl! A healthy lunch or dinner, perfect for the New Year! Brown rice, the BEST tofu,...Show More Summary

What is not yonder shore

We learn from the Buddha that the raft (his teaching) is a means to the other shore (nirvana). The raft, itself, is not the other shore. When we arrive at yonder shore we need not rely on the raft as...

The Buddha's non-conceptual compassion

Sentient beings could not have the potential for enlightenment if they did not have, already, a Buddha-nature to discover. What prevents them from discovering this nature is they are deluded, following paths far from the Buddha-nature that lies immediate and...

China builds 'living Buddha' database to stop impostors

Register contains details of 870 people considered incarnations of Buddha, a move Beijing hopes will stop fraud.

Want to know if you're a living Buddha? There's a website for that!

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In an effort to eradicate swindling fakers, China's State Administration for Religious Affairs published its first list of verified buddhas online on Monday, to mixed reception. [ more › ]

China Launches ‘Living Buddha’ Authentication Site, Dalai Lama Not Included

Thanks to a new Chinese government website, determining whether someone can lead you toward enlightenment is now a matter of punching? in? a name -- or a living Buddha registration number.

Buddhism, Spirituality & Dependency

Recently I attended a six-day Zen meditation retreat (sesshin in Japanese) which included the celebration of Rohatsu, December 8. That is said to be the day that Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, came to his great enlightenment. As a couples therapist and student of attachment theory, […]

A beginner's bad habit

One bad habit of beginners is trying to dumb Buddhism down, especially, Zen Buddhism. First of all, beginners are those who have yet to see their true nature and awaken (i.e., become Buddha). This means that they could have been...

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