Posts Tagged ‘religion’

Is the Unborn A Religion?

We would not want one to confuse Unborn Mind Zen with some form of new religion. Religion, at its heart, comes from the Latin, religare--meaning to be bound to. Much of the ongoing chaos in the world is directly tied to religion. Especially when people are indeed so “bound to it” that they lose all sense of responsible reason. Many continue to be slaughtered all in the name of religion, something that has been ongoing since time immemorial. And without realizing it, people are slaughtering Read more [...]

(40) I Am Always There

This I can say about me: That I am always there, for you My name cannot be found by your blinded mind And yet you persist to give me so many Calling it religion If you do not discover me during that which you call life As I unfold my full eternal glory before you Even, right there, at your last breath, a sad moment referred as death Still to others it is joy It depends, I guess on me… And the only thing you get is just a quickie No more, no less… Perfectly Read more [...]

Sannyasa Darshan-A Treatise on Traditional and Contemporary Sannyasa

Look's like a good read... The sannyasa tradition should not be confused with any from of organized religion. The concept and aim of sannyasa predates every kind of religion in existence in the world today. Sannyasa is not just an Indian tradition but a universal tradition which represents the original spiritual thoughts of humanity. Prior to the advent and organization of religions such as Christianity, Islam and Buddhism, people had their views about spiritual life. In every culture there Read more [...]

Dream Weaver

A study on the Lanka would be remiss without focusing on one of its more prominent terms: manomayakaya. Red Pine describes it as, “a projection body—because it travels quickly and without obstruction, like a thought…endowed with higher powers and spiritual masteries obtained in the Samadhi of the Illusory, the different projection bodies of bodhisattvas appear simultaneously, like unobstructed projections, in whatever realms they recall having vowed to bring those beings to perfection who Read more [...]