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To Tell the Truth

For Baby-Boomers the old TV Game-Show, To Tell the Truth, has some fond memories, in particular during its Black & White heydays from the mid-50’s into the mid-60’s. Its inception runs as follows: The show features a panel of four celebrities … Continue reading

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The Nescience Entrenchment

(Death of Nescience:medusainfurs) “World-Honored One, to say that the Arhats and Pratyekabuddhas now they are no more subject to future existence does not mean that they have eradicated all defilements or that they know all their rebirth. Why? The Arhats … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Mahayana

The Buddha told Srīmālā, “You should now explain further the embracing of the true Dharma, which l have taught, and which is cherished by all Buddhas alike.”  Srīmālā said, “Very well. World-Honored One. The embracing of the true Dharma is … Continue reading

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Mañjuśrī’s Monology

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Both Maitreya and Mañjuśrī give wonderful monologues, both in prose and gatha (poetic) form, respectively asking and responding as to the nature of the Buddha’s Illumination. Portions from Mañjuśrī’s Monologue in prose form are as follows: Thereupon Manjuśrī spoke to … Continue reading

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