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Monthly Archives: August 2012

  • Haiku of the Week

    August 22, 2012

    from one ridge
    they call for a time and stop—
    frogs
    hito aze wa
    shibashi naki yamu
    kawazu kana
    Mukai Kyorai

    Inoue Shiro (1742-1812), Moon and Mountain. Ink on paper, 31 x 50 cm.
    From...


    This post was posted in Shambhala and was tagged with Haiku

  • Wanting to Be Right

    August 22, 2012

    We feel that we have to be right so that we can feel good. We don’t want to be wrong because then we’ll feel bad. But we could be more...


    This post was posted in Pema Chödrön

  • Buddha's Footprint is Everywhere

    August 21, 2012

    Everything in the phenomenal world is a footprint of Buddha, including the basic spaced-out experience we might feel. We also have the sense of relating with every detail in life...


    This post was posted in Ocean of Dharma

  • The Only Thing Worth Doing

    August 20, 2012

    At present we have this rare and good human life of freedom and fortune, but it won’t last forever. We are certain to die and don’t know when. At death...


    This post was posted in Dharma

  • Emptiness and Non-Existence

    August 17, 2012

    The doctrines of emptiness and selflessness do not imply the non-existence of things. Things do exist. When we say that all phenomena are void of self-existence, it does not mean...


    This post was posted in Dalai Lama

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