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The Bodhisattva Ideal: Our New Theme for Sangha Night starting Tuesday 12th August

How can we live an ideal life in the real world? How can we be happy and at the same time responsive to the suffering of others? 123 more words


TTTT - Take Time To Talk

A Buddhist scripture states that “the voice does the Buddha’s work.” The voice has the power to convey one’s compassion for another.

No matter how much you care, the sentiment alone will not communicate itself. 128 more words



The Mahayana has two aspects:
the paramita approach
and the unsurpassable Vajrayana.

From the Total Accomplishment of the Mahayana
Tib. theg pa chen po yongs su grub pa’i rgyud… 11 more words

Daily Dharma Quotes


The Bodhisattva (anyone who, motivated by great compassion, has generated an enlightened mind for the benefit of all sentient beings) is known for his compassion. Just before taking the last jump into Nirvana, he said that I would like to stay by the door and send everyone, and then I will go last. 1,135 more words

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Words

Jizo Bodhisattva

Jizo Bodhisattva is one of the most beloved figures in Japanese Buddhism and is the guardian of children, expectant mothers, firefighters, and travelers, and hopefully bloggers too.


Sibi Story of Mahabharata In Japan

Many of us are familiar with the story of King Sibi narrated in Mahabharata.

A falcon was chasing a Dove and the Dove sought refuge in Sibi, who was the ancestor of… 670 more words