An interesting comparison from the JSRI site. I have highlighted the phrase "Shan-tao felt human nature was always in opposition to the nature of buddhas" because I think that this principle has huge importance for out understanding of Buddhist psychology and Buddhist practice, and it is, of course, at odds with much contemporary presentation of Buddhism.…Continue
Added by David Brazier on October 16, 2016 at 20:04 — No Comments
Mourning a royal bodhisattva.
"The nation belongs to everyone, not one or two specific people. Those who confront each other will all be the losers. And the loser of the losers will be the nation...
"For what purpose are you telling yourself that you're the winner when you're standing upon the ruins and debris?"
Added by David Brazier on October 14, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments
This is a picture of me exploring the forest on Big Island Hawaii in August 2006 during a time when I was visiting the sanghe there..
Added by David Brazier on October 8, 2016 at 20:40 — No Comments