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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


Unshakably Happy

So, I’m a Nichiren Buddhist, which is probably the best thing I have going for myself currently.  It’s really helping me not lose hope through this rough patch.   724 more words

In Vitro Fertilization

Bodhisattvas Fall Down Too

The Zen Ritual class has been meeting at SFZC City Center, each time studying a short verse from one of the many ceremonies that are traditional in Western Zen. 643 more words