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Why We Bow

In the last post I looked at the ritual of tea both in my daily life (kaijō) and in my Buddhist practice. This time I am considering another ritual; one that I have always associated with medit atom practice and not my daily life; though this may change up for awhile as Sensei An has suggested that, as long as I am looking at bowing (as ritual and practice) I should practice bowing in my everyday activities. 939 more words

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Walking a new path

Walking a new path;

No clue where it will lead to –

enjoy not knowing.

With thanks to Val Brown for the inspirational pic

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I'm disappearing

I’m disappearing;

to a small coastal village –

living the dharma.

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Dalai Lama: Putin Is Right, U.S. Created ISIS

“I believe the crux of today’s Middle-East problem is laid in Obama administration policies and the Saudi interference in Syrian crisis. When Saudi clerics fallaciously claim they represent Islam and they side with cutthroats in Syria; thus they give the radical groups a plausible excuse for their heinous crimes against innocent civilians,” AFP quoted the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader as saying.

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This is a way of life

This is a way of life;

what was practiced has become –

awakened being.

Buddhist Haiku

Special Days in September

Annual Solar Eclipse

On Thursday, September 1, 2016, there will be a Total Solar Eclipse (you can check the link at http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEplot/SEplot2001/SE2016Sep01A.GIF). We also would like to suggest you to read… 158 more words

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