Today September 9th is the birthday of Patriarch Pu An; happy birthday. Like all Patriarchs, the Great Master practices the Bodhisattva Path and teaches, transforms and guides living beings to plant extensive good roots to enable them to meet the Buddha, hear the Dharma and encounter the Sangha. 399 more words
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Krishna … who is He?
He is Balakrishna, the chubby infant, He is Gopala, the humble cowherd, He is Nandlala, the delightfully naughty son of Nanda who steals butter on one day and the clothes of bathing gopikas on the next, He is Murlidhar, the divine flautist who mesmerises women, He is Vithala, the god who stands on a brick and patiently waits for His devotees, He is Parthasarathy, the charioteer of Partha and the sage-philosopher who reveals the Bhagavad Gita to mankind. 444 more words
In the rare Mahayana version of the Angulimala Sutta, called the Angulimaliya Sutra, Angulimala dicusses with the Venerable Dabba about the practice of patience.
Now Venerable Dabba was known to have had skill in the practice of patience, so Angulimala asks him about his practice, “How do we become patient? 528 more words