Tag: Buddha

The Bodhisattva

The Bodhisattva

  To be willing to risk everything,To awaken even in the darkest hours,To be fearless – even reckless,To pursue adventure with illumination,To abide in faith for eons. To seek my mentor over lifetimes,To polish my character,To give encouragement and hope,To boldly carve a path for others,To attract fortune from afar. To be Buddha I AM,To …

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Depictions of the Awakened

Depictions of the Awakened

Wheels, Footprints, Empty Cushions, Statues, Mandalas, Metaphors of the Mind – All Experiences of the imagination In the world of transient, non-substantial, nothing. Molded armors match our bodies –Protect and define our mortal ego. Without them we vaporize Into forever. The everlasting dreams of our existence disappear with Awakening.    

The Region of the Unfathomable.

The Region of the Unfathomable.

I. We youthful warriors walk into the mountains to conquer the highest peak, determined to challenge the world, .  We climb ever higher along  clear mountain streams, rapidly tumbling along the boulders in a never-ending flow behind and ahead – up and up to the tree-line of the high-sierra and beyond, far above the distant …

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In the Moment

In the Moment

In the Moment “Life at each moment encompasses the body and mind and the self and environment of all sentient beings..as well as all insentient beings in the three thousand realms, including plants, sky, earth, and even the minutest particles of dust.  Life at each moment permeates the entire realm of phenomena and is revealed …

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Buddha’s Diary 2

Buddha’s Diary 2

In the Moment Let us see if we – can Be In the Moment. Abiding Patiently; Listening The Flame growing louder In Silence What can We hear, With mortal ear?

What Are Angels?

What Are Angels?

Can you describe an angel?  What images come to mind?  Most readers will be able to conjure an image of an angel because the concept of an angel, or angels, or a host of angels – is so familiar in our culture. What does an angel look like?  What can angels do?  What is their …

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