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Keeping It Real

It appears that there are now over six hundred people following my blog, so I need to continue to think carefully about the things I post. 276 more words

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The Diamond Sutra and moral idealism

Most Buddhists know that a bodhisattva is someone who helps others through their understanding of “enlightened practice” or “enlightening practices.” The Buddha is called a bodhisattva when referring to the time before he became a Buddha. 445 more words

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Radiance - #Buddha #quote

“Those who are
energetically committed to the way,
pure and considerate in effort,
composed and virtuous in conduct,
steadily increase in radiance.”

Buddha – Dhammapada


photo by Stephanie Mohan – Oct 2014

Quotes

Pointing at your heart - #haiku #buddhism

lost in the dense woods
the trees bear no directions -
pointing at your heart

Haiku by Stephanie Mohan – October 2014

Buddhism

Just Keeping On

If you allow the passing of time to let you forget the lofty vows of your youth, you stand to block the source of your own boundless good fortune and sever the roots of limitless prosperity for your family and loved ones as well. 28 more words

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These precious ideas - #haiku #buddhism. #meditation

these precious ideas
need to be relinquished too -
practice for nothing

Haiku by Stephanie Mohan – October 2014


photo by Stephanie Mohan – Japan 2006

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On Cultivating A State Of Mind

We only have to watch the news on TV, listen to the radio, or even simply talk to the people around us, to be aware of the challenges and sadness that can accompany the process of living our daily lives. 187 more words

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