Category: Mix

04
Nov
2022

Betrayal: Wandering Thought #279

_ Betrayal: Wandering Thought #279 The worst possible betrayal isby the most trusted and thus least expected,therefore difficult to prevent….

11
Sep
2022

Pressed For Time

_ Press-ure Literally pressed for time;physically pressed by time. May we all learn and practisewhat is essential in time:https://purelanders.com/now

07
Sep
2022

Love Nature & Animals?

Love If you love nature,don’t lord over it. If you love animals,don’t eat them. . . Full Teaching: 《大佛顶首楞严经》卷第六:四种决定清净明诲章:第二重戒 The…

06
Jun
2022

Truth is Truth

The truth is the truth. What does it matter… that someone revealed it… though you might not like it? The…

07
Mar
2022

Joke: Super Short Story #755

Joke: Super Short Story #755 As he kept sayinghe was just joking,that he didn’t really meant it,it became more and…

26
Aug
2020

Amla

  In the Surangama Sutra, it says that Aniruddha, the Arhat greatest with heavenly vision sees our section of the…

26
Aug
2020

Verb(al) Paradox

  Verb(al) Paradox ‘Verbal’ is a verb.‘Verb’ is a noun.

06
Mar
2020

Diogenes’ Cup

‘Diogenes standing to right, holding his cloak together with one hand and his cup in front of him with the…

20
Nov
2019

Reformation Over Destruction

Question: Is an executioner who carries out the death sentence ordered by the judicial court guilty of killing in Buddhism?…

08
Jul
2019

Shock: Super Short Story #557

Shock: Super Short Story #557 She was becoming used to becoming shocked at the good of a person, followed by…

03
Dec
2018

Glasses: Super Short Story #522

Glasses: Super Short Story #522 As he was new to wearing glasses, he was slow to notice how quickly dust…

26
Nov
2018

Those Near Ink Become Black 近墨者黑

The worst poison is not immediately lethal. It is slow-burning, which poisons and destroys more and more, without the poisoned knowing…

21
May
2018

Broken: Dharmagram #104

Broken: Dharmagram #104 Even if your body and possessions are not yet so, they will be. Treasure them now then,…

30
Apr
2018

Talk 1 At St. Patrick’s School (2018)

First of two annual 1-hour talks introducing Buddhism to non-Buddhist students at St. Patrick’s School, as invited, as part of…

30
Apr
2018

Talk 2 At St. Patrick’s School (2018)

Second of two annual 1-hour talks introducing Buddhism to non-Buddhist students at St. Patrick’s School, as invited, as part of…

20
Mar
2018

Buddhist Etiquette 佛教礼仪

07
Mar
2018

STONEPEACE (1071-1080)

[1071]   ‘But’ is but an excuse to not be more diligent on the spiritual path. [1072]   Self-centred ‘righteousness’  becomes self-righteousness, …

07
Mar
2018

STONEPEACE (1061-1070)

[1061]   不持本戒, 尚未修行。 不严守戒, 非勤修行。 [1062]   附佛外道, 心外求道。 既相似法, 非真佛法。 [1063]   不戒小妄语, 可成大妄语。 若语隐大恶, 此言恶中恶。 [1064]   不信因果, 及不守戒, 非真佛子, 可谓魔子。…

07
Mar
2018

STONEPEACE (1051-1060)

[1051] Those who only aim  to lessen their own misgivings  will never fully eradicate them  to realise spiritual perfection. [1052]…

07
Mar
2018

STONEPEACE (1041-1050)

[1041] While some money  can buy incomplete ‘integrity’,  even much money  cannot buy complete integrity. [1042] The sincere make amends…