The distortions of the mind work on three levels of scale. First, distortions of perception cause us to misperceive the information coming to us through
Mindfulness is all about paying attention on purpose. It allows us to focus fully on the one thing we truly have. This moment.
ACCORDING TO THE TEACHINGS of Manifestation Only Buddhism, our mind has eight aspects or, eight “consciousnesses.” The first five are based in the physical senses.
Homage to all buddhas and bodhisattvas! Thus did I hear at one time. The Bhagavān was dwelling in Anāthapiṇḍada’spark, in the Jeta Grove in Śrāvastī,
“A fool sees himself as another, but a wise man sees others as himself.” “Do not be concerned with the faults of other persons. Do
Ordinarily, mind is in a constant traffic — a thousand and one thoughts go on moving, like a crowd, a mob. With so many objects,
Buddha taught that the source of human suffering and discontent is that we crave and cling to the things of this world under the mistaken
The Dhammapada, arguably the most popular Buddhist literature in the world, consists of 423 verses — part poetry, part philosophy, and a exemplary and beneficial
This is what all the great teachers show: Zen is the practice of anarchy (an-arche) in the strictest and most super-orthodox sense. It rejects all
Zen followers (who have much in common with mystics of other faiths) do not use the term’God’, being wary of its dualistic and anthropomorphic implications.