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"That's very beautiful Nati. Thank you. Namo Amida Bu(   :"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Mar 31 to BHAKTI

1 Mar 31
Reply by Dayamay Dunsby

"Thanks Dharmavidya. I felt annoyed the other day when I read the phrase "Secular Dha…"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Mar 4 to UNMODERNISING BUDDHISM

10 Mar 17
Reply by Jundo Cohen

"Excellent thanks. Why would a Buddha need merit anyway?  Namo Amida Bu(  , "

Dayamay Dunsby replied Feb 3 to GOOD DEEDS ATTRACT NO RETRIBUTION

1 Feb 3
Reply by Dayamay Dunsby

"I like it. It's got rhythm! Namo Amida Bu( ;"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Dec 31, 2019 to NEMBUTSU VERSES: Food for the heart

3 Jan 3
Reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

"Yes! I love it. It speaks to me of the truth! Namo Amida Bu(   ;"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Dec 4, 2019 to POST-MAPPO REDISCOVER INNOCENCE

2 Dec 8, 2019
Reply by Nati

"Great, thanks. To see the world as it really is, the depth of the wounds, the incons…"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Dec 2, 2019 to PARAVRITTI (Part 7): Negation

2 Dec 3, 2019
Reply by Carol English

"Beautiful. And then there's the "Mirror Mind" aspect of our interactions, where our…"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Nov 15, 2019 to SINCERITY IN PRACTICE

1 Nov 15, 2019
Reply by Dayamay Dunsby

"Great thanks. I really get a sense of the unbridled mind having a life of its own, a…"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Nov 4, 2019 to POINT MIND AND THREE LOKAS

2 Nov 5, 2019
Reply by David Brazier

"Lovely. What is Samjna? Namo Amida Bu"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Nov 4, 2019 to REALLY WONDERFUL

1 Nov 4, 2019
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"Lovely thanks. I really feel this empathic connection with books and their authors a…"

Dayamay Dunsby replied Oct 25, 2019 to ZEN IS

1 Oct 25, 2019
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Standing Watch

Posted by Robert Joshin Althouse on April 5, 2020 at 20:17 0 Comments

Fragile Nature

Posted by Dayamay Dunsby on April 5, 2020 at 11:34 1 Comment

I found this lovely quote in a book about Jizo bodhisattva:



"We perceive the fragile nature of our human life and it makes us afraid. As protection against the inevitable assaults of a human life - separations, failures, abuse, illness and death - we construct a set of strategies and defences called a self. Each time we perceive danger we fortify the defences until we find ourselves trapped and isolated inside its walls. Like a stone or wooden Jizo, we are frozen and lifeless. We… Continue

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