Author: Karma

06
Jun
2018

Smoke: Dharmagram #126

Smoke: Dharmagram #126 There is much sky and just a little smoke? Even a little is too much in this…

06
Jun
2018

Roots: Dharmagram #125

Roots: Dharmagram #125 落地生根的榕树。 愿众生善根深厚, 福慧增长,直至佛性。

06
Jun
2018

Wind: Dharmagram #124

Wind: Dharmagram #124 Even with a stationary wind vane, air still moves. Even with invisible air without traces, it is…

06
Jun
2018

Teeth: Dharmagram #123

Teeth: Dharmagram #123 The other replica, more with glass and metal, of Dragon Teeth Gate (龙牙门).

06
Jun
2018

Rock: Dharmagram #122

Rock: Dharmagram #122 Rock replica of Dragon Teeth Gate (龙牙门).

06
Jun
2018

Balcony: Dharmagram #121

Balcony: Dharmagram #121 A balcony towards the sea, to feel it without getting wet.

06
Jun
2018

Sands: Dharmagram #120

Sands: Dharmagram #120 Boulders become rocks that become pebbles that become the sands of time.

06
Jun
2018

Boardwalk: Dharmagram #119

Boardwalk: Dharmagram #119 A modest boardwalk that is what it should be, more of an alley through the thick of…

30
Apr
2018

Vexation

From ‘Meditations’, Book IV. 49 (Marcus Aurelius): ‘Be like the rock that the waves beat against but do not vanquish….

09
Jun
2016

What Desert Island?

Hah!

25
Jan
2011

Consecration

Question: Do we need to 开光 (consecrate) Buddha/Bodhisattva images for veneration on a shrine? Answer: I recommend you to consecrate…

06
Jul
2010

Taiwan Adventure (9): Oh Deer!

A wholesale shop’s salesperson showed us a cellophane wrapped deer foetus, telling us that she is a ‘Buddhist’, and thinks…

12
Jan
2010

India Adventures (4): Buddhism is Not Hinduism

Early during the pilgrimage, our Indian Hindu ‘sub-guide’ (who isn’t the main guide, who is instead Buddhist) introduced God (Trimurti) as…