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.
“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
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
All experience is preceded by mind, Led by mind, Made by mind. Speak or act with a corrupted mind, And suffering follows As the wagon
The five hindrances are negative states of mind that are impediments to Buddhist practice. They are often most clearly seen, and arise as obstacles, in
One of the oldest ways of expressing faith in Buddhism is by taking refuge in the three jewels. Also known as the triple gem and