Altered States of Mind. - All states of mind are altered states of mind.
Longer Pure Land Sutra - Reading the Longer Sukhavativyuha (the Longer Sutra about the Pure Land of Amitabha) for you. This is part 2.
Walking Mindfully - Walking Mindfully is pleasant. Talking off the top of my head for the benefit of all beings and nonbeings is fun!
For my internet Sangha. - Offering some observations on Right Speech and ‘the Two Truths’, with love, for my dharma sisters and brothers everywhere.
Om Amideva Hrih - A post for the recollection of Infinite Light Buddha.
The Longer Sukhāvatīvyūha Sūtra - “The Longer Sukhāvatīvyūha Sūtra is one of the two Indian Mahayana sutras which describe the Pure Land of Amitabha.” –Wikipedia
Do I need a Master (Guru)? - Some will say yes, I will say no. Use the Dharma Mirror. Let Buddha guide you.
Discourse on the Teachings to Be Given to the Sick - I found this wonderful discourse in the Daily Chanting and Recitation Book from the Deer Park Monastery! The teachings are so wonderful– I had to read them aloud!
Extreme Buddha Recollection - Sometimes, when I look real close, I can see that aspects of Pure Land Buddhism are an evolution of the practice of Buddhānusmṛti (recollection of the Buddha).
Buddha Beyond - There is the practice of the Ten Recollections. One of these recollections is ‘Recollection of the Tathagata’. Here, in this most wonderful Mahayana text, the Vimalakirti Sutra, we hear about how Vimalakirti sees the Buddha as being of the same nature as his own true, or “ultimate” (paramārtha) nature.