Buddhaghosa, in the Visuddhimagga, discusses the Divine Ear Element. In the Śūraṅgama Sūtra we see Avalokiteśvara describe the practice of perfect listening. We also see Manjusri Bodhisattva praise and recommend Avalokiteśvara’s practice of perfect listening. Reading this morning, I noticed how these two connect and I want to share it with all of you. I recommend printing […]
The belief in relative voidness gives rise to a mind that clings to the notion of annihilation. Emptiness as “voidness” just doesn’t exist 😉 .
Sage Awakened-Root, explorer of mountains and mud, step down and reveal the practice of Attentive-Aimlessness for the sake of all [non]beings.
Reading the Anathapindikovada Sutta for you. I have also seen this Sutta called, ‘Teachings to be Given to the Sick.”
Attain serene confidence! Look through the Stainless Dhamma Eye.
Watch the doors.
All states of mind are altered states of mind.
Offering some observations on Right Speech and ‘the Two Truths’, with love, for my dharma sisters and brothers everywhere.
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).
I’ve been exploring DN 10. “To Subha”. A Brahmin named Subha wants to see Ananda. Buddha just died. Ananda is old. There is a passage that seems to imply that Ananda was taking some sort of intoxicant. That is interesting! What was it?