Episode Description: Bodhipaksa is a Buddhist meditation teacher, author, and founder of Wildmind.org, an online meditation resource. In this talk from the 2014 Buddhist Geeks Conference, Bodhipaksa explores ways to identify and correct “bugs” in traditional Buddhist teachings. Show More Summary
Rod Meade Sperry, in his Editorial for our "DIY Dharma" issue, offers some encouragement for keeping with practice. The post Forget Perfect. Just Practice. appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Life and death are unmanageable. We can't change it, but we can accept it. Breathe. So sayeth the Dharma talks and the Whole Foods tote bags. I was thinking about this when I read about Demario Bailey, a fifteen-year-old Chicago teen...Show More Summary
Where are you & What’s coming up?In contemplating the layers between space and action,I'm beginning to feel that lacking any control of mind makes plans feel fleetingly temporary.By paving both path and practice these last six weeks, I’ve uncovered layers of awareness, rooted in resistance that blend the past, present, & future. read more
Ruth Denison, the groundbreaking Buddhist teacher, has suffered a massive stroke at the age of 92 and is in hospice care. The post Dharma teacher Ruth Denison in hospice appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Going back to Bodhidharma, the tradition which has been named Zen or in Chinese Ch’an is about cultivating our mind, that is, bringing our mind to enter the principle or Dharma. This means to see mind unmoved which is transcendent.....
10 Dharma books everyone should have, as selected by the editors of the Shambhala Sun. From our March 2015 DIY Dharma issue. The post Buddhism A-Z: Your Basic Buddhist Library appeared first on Lion's Roar.
So many lessons in such a short period of time,that's the story for a bunch of our lives.Enlightened(Up!) or not"Be your Own guide"& relearn to relax.
Did we know Vincent D’Onofrio was in Jurassic World? If we did, I forgot. Either way, I'm very happy now!
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche is an outstanding Buddhist teacher and director. He’s young, modern, and deeply concerned about corruption of the dharma. The post What Changes and What Doesn’t: An interview with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Ty Phillips looks at the Five Precepts—the ethical code of dedicated Buddhist practitioners—and finds five powerful guidelines every parent could use. The post Dharma for moms and dads appeared first on Lion's Roar.
Jazz in the New Millennium: Live and Well Rick Mitchell 339 Pages ASIN: #B00N2331GC Dharma Moon 2014 Much of jazz analysis and reportage is history; the exposition and re-exposition of old forms and older artists. Precious few books written about jazz today have contemporary artists or movements as...
Ty Phillips spins Buddhist wisdom into 5 simple parenting tips for fathers. The post Dharma 101 for Dads appeared first on The Good Men Project.
I am (Bhagvan Sri Krishna) is always present wherever the Brahman, truthfulness,... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
People are scared to empty their minds fearing that they will be engulfed by the void. What they don’t realize is that their own mind is the void. Huang Po Not too long ago, when a lama came to the dharma center to teach on the Dujom Tersar cycle of chöd, I came across a […]
In his Treatise on the Maha-Prajna-Paramita Sutra, Nagarjuna writes, Emptiness demolishes all dharmas (concepts) so that the only thing that abides is emptiness (sunyata). After emptiness has already demolished all dharmas, emptiness itself should also be set aside. Show More Summary
There's not much to say that isn't said in this video, which is surely one of the most compelling crowdfunding videos we've seen—and a great pitch for a movie we want to see. The post Video: Was “The Dharma Bum” the first Western Buddhist monk? appeared first on Lion's Roar.
This has been a week of intense cookie-baking, which equates to infinite opportunities to see the dharma in action. read more
Buddha-nature is a fundamental dharma and a number of sutras discuss its universality, yet none of them actually use the term, “Buddha-nature.” The Surangama Sutra, for instance, expounds the principle of Buddha-nature in terms of “pure” mind and using the metaphor of light. The Buddha said, Ananda and all of you should know.. [...]