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The psychology of suffering and awakening
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ONE NEMBUTSU LEADS TO MANY NEMBUTSU

Honen said “Out of the eleation experienced in the knowledge that birth in the Pure Land is possible through the recitation of one or ten nembutsu grows the joy of the merit of recitation of a million nembutsu.”There are several points to note here.…See More
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""The Dharma may be far away, like the moon in the sky, but its light comes to us already. While we try to grasp it, it eludes us. When we stand in awe before it, it bathes us in silver light." This is  just one of the beautiful…"
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WHAT ARE YOU READING?

This is a group in which we can share information about what we are currently reading or have read and discuss emerging themes..See More
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David Brazier replied to David Brazier's discussion SOME POINTS ABOUT SELF POWER AND OTHER POWER in the group BUDDHISM
"If I have faith then I do not feel so defensive and I can accept others as they, strange as they might be. When bad things happen to me - disease, setbacks, failure, rejection, criticism - I can take it as part of the process of life and let it go…"
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CATALYST AS A WAY OF BEING

Sometimes the healer is a catalyst. A catalyst is a substance that makes a reaction between other substances possible, yet emerges from the chemical process unchanged, while the other participants have been changed in a way that would not have been…See More
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Dayamay Dunsby replied to David Brazier's discussion SOME POINTS ABOUT SELF POWER AND OTHER POWER in the group BUDDHISM
"Yes I see. I find it difficult to let go if the idea of self-improvement. Probably because it feels like there's so much to change in me. I suppose change, if and when it happens, would come as a by-product of deep faith. Thanks. Namo Amida Bu(…"
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ITZI Conference 2019: No Pearl without Grit

5-8 September 2019, NetherlandThis group is for announcements, discussion, and information relevant to the conference and to help organisers and attenders stay in contact. This is going to be a very special event and there will be plenty going on in…See More
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EEN AANTAL PUNTEN OVER ZELFKRACHT EN ANDERKRACHT...

EIGEN-KRACHT LEIDT NAAR ANDERKRACHTHet doel van zelfkracht is om zichzelf te doven. Zelfkracht Boeddhisme is een soort van uitroeiingsboeddhisme: door de kracht van het zelf, het zelf tot nul-conditie brengen. Wanneer het zelf nul is, is alles wat…See More
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David Brazier replied to David Brazier's discussion SOME POINTS ABOUT SELF POWER AND OTHER POWER in the group BUDDHISM
"Yes. Even desire or effort to progress is not really needed. What is needed is faith. It is more a matter of letting go than of achieving or gaining. In the vastness of other power one simply falls without parachute."
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MY MEDICAL CONDITION

Posted by David Brazier on June 26, 2019 at 18:04 6 Comments

My medical condition continues to be a mystery. It is clear that I do not have any of the big nasty things - brain tumour, cracked skull, stroke, etc - as these have been ruled out by MRI investigation. Nonetheless I continue to have persistent, continuous head pain that varies in intensity and I become exhausted by the least effort so that I am functioning like an invalid incapable of doing very much. There is always a possibility that the whole syndrome is a…

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Grace.

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on June 2, 2019 at 1:02 4 Comments

“Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark Valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual, because we have violated another life, a life which we loved, or from which we were estranged. It strikes us… Continue

Sit

Posted by Geeta Chari on April 26, 2019 at 22:13 3 Comments

This is a short video of a Buddhist monk and his family. 

It raised questions on parenting and Buddhism - does detachment (or perhaps quietism), as practiced here, lead to demotivation and disengagement with the world around one?

His children find the detachment practised by the monk disquieting. They appreciate the irony of detachment, which is supposed to…

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Zero Limits

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on April 20, 2019 at 14:13 0 Comments

 

 

 

I have recently been made aware of a practice known as Ho’ponopono. Ho’ponopono is an ancient Hawaiian healing practice, based on universal forgiveness, that was rediscovered and popularised in the 80s. A man called Joe Vitale(Hawaiian I think)  became enchanted by the practice after his daughter was healed from an…

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