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Compassion

Love and compassion are synonymous themes and instructions in all religions, however there is no real way to explain these virtues as a concept.
People have different ideas and ideals about such things. 192 more words

Threefold Lotus Sutra

Here is another place to get a pdf copy of the wonderful Threefold Lotus Sutra.  67 more words

Buddhism

Developing Self-Confidence

Our belief, ingrained from decades and lifetimes of erroneous conditioning, that we are insignificant, small, meek and generally good-for-nothing, causes us much suffering.
We either shrink back, foregoing our happiness or dreams due to this deluded and erroneous thinking, or we over-achieve to allow our ego to overtake our feeling of inadequacy. 172 more words

Co Lam Pagoda

Exploring the hillside at a Vietnamese Buddhist temple in Seattle, Washington with my children. Here are the pics. Enjoy!

Buddhism

Science Fiction as a Search for God Paper #1

The Lathe of Heaven

The Lathe of Heaven written by Ursula K. Le Guin has a strong religious meaning. It discusses the possibility of man becoming God. 1,649 more words

Essays

Tara (तारा, སྒྲོལ་མ)

Tara (Sanskrit: तारा, tārā; Tib. སྒྲོལ་མ, Dölma) or Ārya Tārā, also known as Jetsun Dölma (Tibetan language:rje btsun sgrol ma) in Tibetan Buddhism, is a female Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism who appears as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. 109 more words

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