Category Archives: Buddhism

Man’s Search for Meaning

Viktor Emil Frankl was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor, surviving Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, Kaufering and Türkheim. Frankl was the founder of logotherapy, the will to meaning, and is most notable for the best-selling book Man’s Search for Meaning Continue reading

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The Nature of Reality

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The Mind & Life Institute

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D.T. Suzuki

  Poisoned Pen Letters? D.T. Suzuki’s Communication of Zen to the West By Dharmachāri Nāgapriya Introduction Daisetsu Teitarō Suzuki (1870-1966) has been widely celebrated as the first transmitter of Japanese Zen to the ‘West’i, especially the USA and Great Britain.ii In … Continue reading

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Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003) – directed by Kim Ki-duk Apparently a simple main theme – cyclicity of life – introduces an entire system of Buddhist symbols, an extremely beautiful imagery and almost…

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Buddhist in America- Arlen Vidal

Published on Aug 21, 2013 Arlen Vidal tells of how she used her practice of SGI Nichiren Buddhism to find her mission as an educator who works to empower underprivileged youth.

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The lokuttara citta

Each citta experiences an object. What is the object experienced by the lokuttara citta? The lokuttara citta experiences the dhamma which does not arise and fall away, it experiences nibbana. There are four paramattha dhammas: citta, cetasika, rūpa and nibbāna. … Continue reading

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Thich Nhat Hanh

The extraordinary life of Thich Nhat Hanh Monday 30 March 2015 5:03PM Kerry Stewart Uploaded on Nov 4, 2009 379 young Vietnamese monks and nuns of Bat Nha Monastery, practicing in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, are facing … Continue reading

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Malala Yousafzai

Today — on my 19th birthday — I’m in Kenya visiting Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp. Every year on my birthday I travel to meet girls who are struggling to go to school — to stand with them and … Continue reading

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Shoshin (初心) is a concept in Zen Buddhism meaning “beginner’s mind“. It refers to having an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when studying a subject, even when studying at an advanced level, just as a beginner in … Continue reading

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