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Learning The Lessons Of Silence

By: Mn. Dr. Brian Jin-Deng Kenna

“Last night I dreamed I was, temporarily, back at Gethsemani. I was dressed in a Buddhist monk’s habit, but with more black and red and gold, a “Zen habit,” in color more Tibetan than Zen… I met some women in the corridor, visitors and students of Asian religion, to whom I was explaining I was a kind of Zen monk and Gelugpa together, when I woke up.” 1    (pg. 733 more words

Buddhist Practice

#HappyEarthDay: A #CelebrationofEarth at #DeerParkMonastery

Happy Earth Day!

I feel especially joyous this Earth Day 2014. Yes, species extinction and environmental destruction are at an all-time high and there is great suffering in the world. 518 more words

Insight Environmentalism

What A Joy

What is true joy in life? This is a difficult question to answer, and one that has occupied the time of a great many thinkers and philosophers. 70 more words

Buddhism

Becoming a Luminous Exemplar of the Dharma

“Becoming a Luminous Exemplar of the Dharma”

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Having great shame, subdue the self with utmost
determination and astuteness.
Instantly control the mind of conceit, instantly… 141 more words

Buddhist Practice

Get Out And Stay Young !!!

As I pootle around on my bike, it’s easy to forget that I am in my late fifties.

I don’t feel any older than I did forty years ago, in fact, my stamina and fitness is far better now than it was then. 310 more words

Buddhism

More on personality problems

I discussed some of my problems with the word personality and how it is used in an earlier post.

This morning, I found an wonderful post by Robert Priddy that put the matter well. 682 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)