Don’t Bother Me (video) - This teaching was recorded on 10/23/17 in my home in Kansas City Missouri. It’s about my experience volunteering […]
What do mantra syllables mean? - Here is a description of the meanings of various Sanskrit syllables, from a text called “The Large Sutra […]
Friends on the Bodhisattva Path - The task is huge. Beginningless eternity is a long time and infinity is a big number. Without good […]
Notself. Plain and simple. - In the Lankavatara Sutra, we learn about two kinds of ego-delusion. In the Anatta-lakkhana Sutta, we get a […]
Lion’s Roar - The mental image of the Buddha’s Lion’s Roar, to me, is suuuuper powerful. Something about it makes my spine […]
Faith In Mind - “Simultaneously practice stillness and illumination. Carefully observe, but see nothing, see no body, and see no mind. For […]
How to easily attain some tranquility and insight. - I’ve practiced this style of study/meditation for many years and have found that it helps me retain information, […]
Mahamudra - Wisdom gone beyond. Prajnaparamita. Holy Mother Sophia. This is a collection of sayings from various sutras and commentaries […]
Shurangama Sutra - I read the section about the errors made along the path that relate to the fourth aggregate. This […]
Avalokiteśvara: one who listens - Buddhaghosa, in the Visuddhimagga, discusses the Divine Ear Element. In the Śūraṅgama Sūtra we see Avalokiteśvara describe the practice […]