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"I suppose one could just as well ask, where is the mind? According to Mahayana Buddh…"

David Brazier replied Mar 21 to CLARIFYING NEMBUTSU PRACTICE

6 Mar 22
Reply by ANGELA ROMANI

"Yes."

David Brazier replied Mar 21 to CLARIFYING NEMBUTSU PRACTICE

6 Mar 22
Reply by ANGELA ROMANI

"Yes, there are many forms of nembutsu. It is not the form that matters so much as th…"

David Brazier replied Aug 25, 2018 to Shikantaza

4 Aug 30, 2018
Reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

"Shikantaza could be "other power", but I think that, despite the theory, many people…"

David Brazier replied Aug 21, 2018 to Shikantaza

4 Aug 30, 2018
Reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

"Precious stones probably means that things are radiant. The awakened person experien…"

David Brazier replied Aug 19, 2018 to HOW TO READ A SUTRA

2 Aug 19, 2018
Reply by David Brazier

"It might well do so. To avoid doing so humans have to either stop expanding their do…"

David Brazier replied Jun 14, 2018 to Shunyata

1 Jun 14, 2018
Reply by David Brazier

"Ah, cette traduction a été faite par Vajra et Annette. "

David Brazier replied Feb 3, 2018 to QU'EST-CE QUE LE BOUDDHISME

6 Feb 6, 2018
Reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

"One or two accents missing but it is clear what you mean. :-) NAB"

David Brazier replied Jan 28, 2018 to QU'EST-CE QUE LE BOUDDHISME

6 Feb 6, 2018
Reply by Vajrapala Lut Moerman

"Yes, that is a very good example."

David Brazier replied Jan 22, 2018 to SPONTANEITY

2 Jan 22, 2018
Reply by David Brazier

"Yes. Romantic determinism. Buddha was not a determinist. Though, as I say, there hav…"

David Brazier replied Jun 4, 2017 to Inevitable Awakening

6 Jun 9, 2017
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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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