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Buddha Realms and the Awesomeness of Amitabha

The Longer Amitabha Sutra is beautiful. It deserves some attention. So, today I will give it some thought. 1,202 more words


Pagan Festival 2016?

For two years in a row the Sacred Experience Committee of the Heartland Pagan Festival hired me to give Buddhist teachings during their event. It’s an outdoor camping festival in the Midwest that has been going on for 30 years. 292 more words


365 Days of Writing Prompts: Day 39

Karma chameleon

Reincarnation: do you believe in it?

I do, but I have a different take on it than the usual one where souls are reincarnated because of some kind of karmic debt. 338 more words

Perform Only Virtuous Actions

“Do not commit any non-virtuous actions.

Perform only virtuous actions. Subdue the mind thoroughly.” -The Buddha

This is chanted in a lot of Buddhist temples. 488 more words