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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


The Lotus of the Comming Storm


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


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


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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