This is my simple religion: There is no need for temples, there is no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is the temple; the philoso...
BUDDHA: Pay it forward
(approx 563BC-483BC) was the original or ‘Supreme Buddha' - a spiritual teacher who reached enlightenment and whose teachings Buddhism was founded on. The accepted story is that Gautama was born into a Royal family, but upon leaving the palace and wi...
Six right livelihood guidelines
7 Zen Stories That Will Give You a Glimpse of Enlightenment...
Whether you're new to Zen or a devotee, these stories will be funny, interesting, and instructive.
Audio Dharma - Guided Meditations
Audio Dharma is an archive of Dharma talks given by Gil Fronsdal and various guest speakers at the Insight Meditation Center in Redwood City, CA. Each talk illuminates aspects of the Buddha's teachings. The purpose is the same that the Buddha had for...
» 9 Mindfulness Rituals to Make Your Day Better :zenhabits...
"Smile, breathe and go slowly."
18 Rules of Living by the Dalai Lama
1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
12 Essential Rules to Live More Like a Zen Monk : zenhabits...
"We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize."
Basics of Meditation Infographic
Beautiful, inspiring & mind-blowing images on High Existence
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BUDDHA: Less is more
I found this anecdote floating around Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter and I thought it would make a nice, short comic. Sometimes I need a break from the heavy and deep quotes and just want to do something fun. Now, there's no actual proof the Buddha ...
A Basic Buddhism Guide: Buddhism and the God-idea
Do Buddhists believe in a god?
33 Buddhism Quotes That Will Resonate Deep Inside
33 Buddhism Quotes That Will Resonate Deep Inside - "Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most." ∞ "If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path" ∞ "Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Su...
Great 6 Buddha Quotes on Life For Your Happiness
Life is good. But it is easy sometimes to forget. Read these 6 Buddha quotes on life to live a happier life.
143. The DALAI LAMA: We are all human beings
I've been wanting to do a real Dalai Lama quote ever since I discovered that my previous attempt was misattributed. This quote is taken from the Dalai Lama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in ...
How to (Not) Give a Fuck Like a Zen Master
To liberate your mind, you must learn to give a fuck and not give a fuck at the same time.
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Presence. Sitting still but not waiting. Ready but
Presence. Sitting still but not waiting. Ready but not anticipating. Looking around but not searching. Admiring but not wanting. Receiving but not taking. Observing but not judging.
30 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Thích Nhất Hạnh...
When I think of Thích Nhất Hạnh, words like - stillness, love, compassion, peace and oneness, come to mind. And even though these are some really beautiful and powerful words, they somehow can't really express the beautiful, pure and loving feelings ...
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The four immeasurables
Each of the four verses corresponds to a mental state: loving kindess, compassion, sympathetic joy, and peace (or equanimity). See the page.
Zen Stories - Global One TV: A Blog for Mystics
ZEN STORIES Obsessed Two traveling monks reached a river where they met a young woman. Wary of the current, she asked if they could carry her across. One o…
0. Follow breath until access concentration is established:
Zen Koans - AshidaKim.com
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Nine ways of resting the mind - Rigpa Wiki
(Tib. , ; ) — whatever the object of our , we pass through nine stages in the development of .
» How to Meditate Daily :zenhabits
The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I've ever learned.
A Lesson on Forgiveness - Global One TV: A Blog for Mystics...
The Buddha was sitting under a tree talking to his disciples when a man came and spit on his face. He wiped it off, and he asked the man, "What next? What…
21 Life Truths From The Buddha
21 Life Truths From The Buddha Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. - Buddha - Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. - Buddha - No one saves us but ourselves...
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If Less Is More, Then Nothing Is Everything.
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Truly a Immortal Quotes.
Dokkōdō - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The (独行道 ; "The Path of Aloneness" or "The Way to be Followed Alone" or "The Way of Walking Alone") was a work written by (宮本 武蔵) a week before he died in 1645. It is a short work, consisting of either nineteen or twenty-one ; precepts 4 and 20 are...
20 Zen Stories That Will Change The Way You Think About...
15 Life Lessons From The Dalai Lama
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama - is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and the head monk of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. The Dalai Lama has spent entire his life sharing his positive and compassionate beliefs with the world. He ...
Let them not do the slightest thing that the wise would later reprove. They should wish:
ZAZEN- A Guide to Sitting Meditation by Empty Mind Films...
A brief explanation of zazen, often called sitting meditation. Filmed at the Kokusai Zendo in Kyoto, Japan. This clip is from The Zen Mind by EmptyMind Films. Produced & written by Jon Braeley. http://emptymindfilms.com
You Are Just A Visitor
Remember always that you are just a visitor here, a traveler passing through. your stay is but short and the moment of your departure unknown. None can live without toil and a craft that provides y...
The Tibetan Book of Proportions
This Zen Comic Is Full of Timeless Life Lessons
Desiderata poem by Max Ehrmann beautifully illustrated by Gavin Aung Than
How to Get What You Really, Really Want: One of the Deepest...
Have you ever wanted something so bad it felt like you might die if you didn't get it? Well here's an answer for you, and it's not what you think.
Explanation of Buddhist Mudras
Buddhas and Bodisattvas and frequently other deities are shown with their hands forming a number of different ritualized and stylized poses (Mudrâs). They may be holding different objects as well within these poses. Each by itself a...
Bringing the East to the West: 20 Eye Opening Quotes from...
At an early age, Alan W. Watts was fascinated with the Far East. He dedicated his life to bringing the teachings of Vedanta and Buddhism to the Western World.
A Brief History of Weed.
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EASTERN PHILOSOPHY - The Buddha
A brief introduction to the Buddha's history and philosophy.