Train of thought from a sick Buddhist. I’m just rambling about the things I’ve been reading and the thoughts I’ve been having in relation to my illness (Type 1 Diabetes). It starts off with thinking about diabetes, but ends with thinking about thinking. Minding mind. Check it out!
There is a piece of you that is not a piece– it is a whole– but, as a whole, it is untouchable, unknowable, unspeakable. The Bodhisattva that courses in Perfect Wisdom has this untouchable, unknowable, unspeakable as her refuge.
You don’t gain anything. You drop delusive ideas. But, if you don’t gain anything, why practice at all? Over the next few weeks, I’m going to write a series of posts that will explore answers to this question. For now, let’s explore this question!
I’ve been reading the Longer Sukhavativyuha Sutra for my English-speaking internet friends. This is the latest segment. It’s about 15 minutes long. Annnd, it’s a pretty exciting part of the Sutra– it’s got a lot of huuuuge numbers!
Sage Awakened-Root, explorer of mountains and mud, step down and reveal the practice of Attentive-Aimlessness for the sake of all [non]beings.
Watch the doors.
Peace in all these steps. Travelling to the Lotus Temple. I made some videos. Check ’em out!
Reading the Longer Sukhavativyuha (the Longer Sutra about the Pure Land of Amitabha) for you. This is part 2.
Walking Mindfully is pleasant. Talking off the top of my head for the benefit of all beings and nonbeings is fun!
“The Longer Sukhāvatīvyūha Sūtra is one of the two Indian Mahayana sutras which describe the Pure Land of Amitabha.” –Wikipedia