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Daydreams Of Shiva

 A poem about the eternal…

In domestic environs
So sweet but so numb
I think you have sought
A dance with my thoughts
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PhotoFun Challenge Day 21: Micro (Up close)

As I walked around the house to find inspiration for today’s challenge, I noticed the number of Buddha sculptures we have around the house…and I thought what better way to capture today than take close up shots of these Buddha statues and send out the good luck and goodwill that they stand for. 110 more words

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.



Surprise! — Great Middle Way

It is often thought that the Buddha’s doctrine teaches us that suffering will disappear if one has meditated long enough, or if one sees everything differently.

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Verse from the Veda to Act On

The First of the Ten Commandments of the Christian Religion says, “Do not Kill.” As a ruling, a decree, or an edict, it seems straightforward enough, but for followers, there is confusion. 217 more words


Why are things not self and what is your true self? – Lama Shenpen Hookham — Essence of Buddhism

At 4 min 30 sec, Lama Shenpen Hookham clarifies the teaching of anatta (nonself) in Buddhism: Lama Shenpen Hookham – Nonself (Anatta) vs True Self And when we talk about nonself – what is not self – I think it’s a big problem in the way Buddhists talk about “no self” to be honest.

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