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A Buddhist Sunday - Like a Lotus from the Mud

The Lotus flower is often used as a metaphor in Buddhism. It stands for the enlightened mind (sanskrit: बोधिचित्त – bodhicitta).

As the enlightened mind is unaffected by saṃsāra, the flower stands above the murky waters undefiled by mud. 69 more words

Buddhist Sunday

Bad Bodhisattvas (7/11/15)

Many Buddhists believe that some people who are about to enter nirvana after going through many reincarnations, instead come back to earth.  They vow not to enter nirvana bliss until they have helped all people enter.  127 more words

Angels of the Violet Destiny

Midnight

diamond-studded velvet cloak

envelops soil and sea.

Beyond

the darkening dome,

sacred beings,

formed of joy and light,

in crystal palace dwellings,

weep teardrops, 165 more words

Spirituality

The Dance of the Twenty Count: 19 The Universal Teachers

The Children’s Twenty Count describes our world as we live in it, and the powers that influence us here in our attempt to establish interconnection, interreliability and interdependence with all things. 249 more words

DTMMS

Theosophy ~ Spiritual Attention - Part 2

One must use with care those living messengers called words, and this reference to messengers has to do with different classes of elementals, all the myriad invisible centres of energy that permeate the diverse departments of Nature. 1,227 more words

Spiritual Awakening

Jesus the Bodhisattva

Man, your sins are forgiven you…Why do you question in your hearts? Which is easier, to say, “Your sins are forgiven you,” or to say, “Rise and walk”? 826 more words

Buddhism