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!
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.
“The Longer Sukhāvatīvyūha Sūtra is one of the two Indian Mahayana sutras which describe the Pure Land of Amitabha.” –Wikipedia
I found this wonderful discourse in the Daily Chanting and Recitation Book from the Deer Park Monastery! The teachings are so wonderful– I had to read them aloud!
There is the practice of the Ten Recollections. One of these recollections is ‘Recollection of the Tathagata’. Here, in this most wonderful Mahayana text, the Vimalakirti Sutra, we hear about how Vimalakirti sees the Buddha as being of the same nature as his own true, or “ultimate” (paramārtha) nature.
A psychospiritual poem.
A wandering father shares a poem on fatherhood.
An overview of the first few sections of the Samaññaphala Sutta: The Fruits of the Contemplative Life. Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
Not there to deceive you. Not there to resist against you. Not there. It is a wrong-view. An incorrect idea. Correct your view and the problems are gone.