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 😉 .
A Bodhisattva won’t argue! Though a Bodhisattva does share her wisdom, she will not engage in petty quarreling. I can’t express it any more clearly than the masters of yore, so I’m just going to share this piece of this Prajnaparamita Sutra called “Perfect Wisdom in 8,000 Lines”.
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!
Walking through some teachings in some of the Prajnaparamita, or ‘perfection of wisdom’, literature. You may be aware of the Diamond Sutra, you’ve probably also heard of the Heart Sutra— these are condensed versions of the teaching. Here, we’re exploring Conze’s translation of The Large Sutra on Perfect Wisdom and Perfect Wisdom in 8,000 Lines. Also, we’re going […]
A poem spoken in the early morning forest to all of humanity.
Reading the Anathapindikovada Sutta for you. I have also seen this Sutta called, ‘Teachings to be Given to the Sick.”
The news is not looking so good lately. Earthquake. Hurricanes. Fires. North Korea stuff. Nazis.
I’m still working on reading the longer Sukhāvatīvyūha Sūtra.
Reading about the assertion of a cause that is nonexistent and the assertion about objects that are not-existent as explained by the Buddha in the Lankavatara Sutra.