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Cultivating Prajñāpāramitā II

Painting by Peter Adams At that time, Mahākāśyapa addressed the Buddha, saying, “Bhagavān, in the coming age, if the extremely profound true Dharma is spoken thusly, who will be able to believe, understand, accept, and practice it?” The Buddha said … Continue reading

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Tree of Heaven

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Master Hui said to Master Chuang, “I have a big tree people call Tree of Heaven. Its great trunk is so gnarled and knotted that it cannot be measured with an inked line; its branches are so twisted that squats … Continue reading

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Illumination

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At that time the Bhagavat was respectfully surrounded by the fourfold assembly (i.e., monks, nuns, laymen, laywomen), paid homage, honored, and praised. He then taught the bodhisattvas the Mahayana sutra called Immeasurable Meanings (Mahānirdeśa), the instruction for the bodhisattvas and the … Continue reading

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A Trip Through the Bardo?

This current newsworthy article parallels my recent blog post (Our Lady of the Void) in nice synchronistic fashion: Heaven is real, says neurosurgeon who claims to have visited the afterlife Dr. Eben Alexander has taught at Harvard Medical School and … Continue reading

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