The world is an illusion, a bubble of insubstantial perceptions that bursts upon our realisation of them. We see, but our visual perceptions are based upon the light reflecting from an object, and upon the wavelengths that cause our brains to see ‘colours.’ Is a red telephone box still red if no one is looking […]
Strictly-speaking, it would probably be incorrect to say Buddhism is atheistic; it is non-theistic, and there is a difference. Shakyamuni Buddha did not deny the existence of gods, but attached no creative or salvific significance to them. Rather, he understood that they are irrelevant to our salvation since the gods are themselves in need of […]
“Simultaneously practice stillness and illumination. Carefully observe, but see nothing, see no body, and see no mind. For the mind is nameless, the body is empty, and all things are dreams. There is nothing to be attained, no enlightenment to be experienced. This is called liberation.” -Sengcan Faith In Mind is a long poem about […]
I just bowed thrice to a Fox, to the sound of a screaming Murder.
Here are some lessons I’ve learned about ‘letting go’.
Reading some stuff from Huang Po for ya’ll.
If you follow this blog, you will notice that I like talking to Buddhist Monks. Here is another conversation. Hope you enjoy!
It was so beautiful, I had to share! I hope you enjoy.
Drop the urge to orthodoxy. Gnosis requires no historical validation. It is a direct experience, not some set of statements about the past or future.
Sharing for the benefit of beings everywhere. Beautifying this Buddha realm with Dhamma. Enjoy.