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...
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...
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
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."
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.
Basics of Meditation Infographic
Beautiful, inspiring & mind-blowing images on High Existence
Dokkōdō - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Basic Buddhism Guide: Buddhism and the God-idea
Do Buddhists believe in a god?
Mantra from the Dalai Lama
Buddha (The Awakened One)
Lucidcafé's Profile of the Buddha
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...
Daily wisdom from different sources, a different quote of meditation every day. Browse through the site to find more about wisdom, about creativity, about having fun.
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.
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 ...
The 7 Health Habits Of A Shaolin Monk
Living like a Shaolin Monk gives us a fascinating insight into how we can live a longer, healthier life with more vitality even in the midst of our urban modern
How to Deepen Your Meditation to Achieve Altered States...
An ancient technique to deepen your meditation process and attain higher states of consciousness.
Nine ways of resting the mind - Rigpa Wiki
(Tib. , ; ) — whatever the object of our , we pass through nine stages in the development of .
0. Follow breath until access concentration is established:
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…
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...
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.
» How to Meditate Daily :zenhabits
The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I've ever learned.
Zen Koans - AshidaKim.com
Would you like to learn how Zen Koans pertain to Ninjitsu? .
The /r/Buddhism Cheat Sheet
20 Zen Stories That Will Change The Way You Think About...
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...
Ridiculous Planthopper Nymphs in Action
These snowflake-like creatures seem almost lifeless from afar. Get closer, and it's a completely different story. From: WILD BURMA: Chasing Tigers http://bit.ly/1orHhLD
RAY BRADBURY: Jump!
(1920-2012) was one of the greatest science-fiction and fantasy writers ever. As most of you are aware, he died last week aged 91. I won't even attempt to explain his contribution to the world of fiction because I've only read a few of his short-stor...
Essentials of Buddhism - core concepts
1. Suffering exists 2. Suffering arises from attachment to desires 3. Suffering ceases when attachment to desire ceases 4. Freedom from suffering is possible by practicing the Eightfold Path
Let them not do the slightest thing that the wise would later reprove. They should wish:
A 10 Step Guide To Zen Meditation
Zazen is the backbone of Zen practice. Without it, you're only skimming the surface. Zen without meditation is talking the talk without walking the walk. Here's a simple guide to getting started. I...
Have a mind open to everything and attached to nothing.
This Zen Comic Is Full of Timeless Life Lessons
Desiderata poem by Max Ehrmann beautifully illustrated by Gavin Aung Than
A Buddhist Guide to Death, Dying and Suffering.
Kusala.org is a web site focused on the work of Rev. Kusala an American born Buddhist monk living in Los Angeles, California.
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
EASTERN PHILOSOPHY - The Buddha
A brief introduction to the Buddha's history and philosophy.
What the Buddha Really Taught
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.
The Buddha and His Dhamma, by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
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.