Category Archives: The Śūrańgama Sūtra

The Siren’s Call

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  Then King Prasenajit, for the sake of his father, the late king, arranged on the day of mourning a vegetarian feast and invited the Buddha to the side rooms of the palace. He welcomed the Tathagata in person with … Continue reading

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Return to Shravasti

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  Thus I have heard. At one time the Buddha dwelt at the city of Shravasti in the sublime abode of the Jeta Grove. With a gathering of great bhikshus, twelve hundred fifty in all. All were great Arhats without … Continue reading

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Preliminary Reflection: The Surangama Sutra

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  Cultivation of the Bodhi-mind is impossible without having a Sambodhic-Spirit that is first nurtured through Deep Samadhis; likewise Samadhis never reaches maturity without determined penetration through layers of accumulated habit energy leaking incessantly from the Alaya-receptacle. The Surangama Sutra … Continue reading

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Coming in March: The Śūrańgama Sūtra

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In this super-sonic speed samsaric whirlpool we find ourselves in these days, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the Tsunami-wave of it all and lose track of one’s essential centeredness in the Buddhadharma. The Śūrańgama Sūtra is … Continue reading

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