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What is meant by human nature?

Acharya Prashant: Two monks were washing their bowls in the river when they noticed a scorpion that was drowning. One monk immediately scooped it up and set it upon the bank. 2,141 more words

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The Lotus of the Comming Storm

Calm-

The quiet before the storm

In the skies of revolution-

An eagle takes flight

While a tiger stalks it,

an empty stomach bellows

Hidden in a billion blades of wheat… 16 more words

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Lighthearted Musings

It was 73 degrees out today…closing in on the end of February…a definite first for me in PA! I took the opportunity to go for a long walk with my Dave. 470 more words

National Day of Unplugging (March 3-4)

I unplug to connect with the Here & Now…

I signed the pledge… come and join me and ____ people in the world.

I pledge to unplug during the National Day of Unplugging on March 3-4, 2017. 144 more words

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Baby Steps Along the Bodhisattva’s Way

This post follows on one from yesterday, about which a friend asked a couple of follow-up questions that led to a little additional rumination on my part. 428 more words

The teacher uses your bondages to take you to freedom

 

Suiwo, the disciple of Hakuin, was a good teacher. 

During one summer seclusion period, a pupil came to him from a southern island of Japan. 

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