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Book review – Bodhisattva Blues

To write a book about the most profound philosophy on the planet is difficult. To write a novel based on Nichiren Buddhism is even harder. But Eddy Canfor-Dumas achieved this in 2005 with… 640 more words

Happiness

Rest In Peace Shri B. K. S. Iyengar.

You have been an influence in my life and you will continue to be, thank you guru. Namasté

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If impermanence meant change all the time towards better and happier states how excellent our world would be! But impermanence is allied with deterioration. All compounds break down, all made things fall to pieces, all conditioned things pass away with the passing of those conditions.

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Buddhism

Is depression always an illness? A Buddhist view of Robin Williams' passing

The death this week of Robin Williams has put depression back in the headlines. The media coverage is welcome because by talking openly about mental health challenges we can create some good from a desperately tragic suicide. 1,123 more words

Happiness

Nature's Images

I’ve been out cycling with the boys all morning, surrounded by the beautiful nature of The New Forest, just wonderful. So here is a snippet of wisdom from Nichiren Daishonin, about letting go of worldly desires, and a couple of images from the ride … 63 more words

Buddhism

Chant to feel One with the Mystic Law

I think we have our biggest breakthroughs when we stop trying to solve our problems with our heads and simply TRUST our daimoku (reciting Nam Myoho Renge Kyo… 63 more words

Buddhism

Arousing bodhicitta like a boatman.

A boatman aims to arrive on the other shore together with all his passengers.
Likewise, the wish to achieve buddhahood for oneself and all beings… 22 more words

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