Tag: Amitabha Buddha

29
Nov
2013

Repentance

Today she did her usual repentance practice at the shrine. It suddenly dawns on her that since beginningless time, she…

17
Oct
2013

Reunion

世间所有的相遇,都是久别重逢。- 章子怡饰演宫二,一代宗师 Every encounter in this world is a reunion after departure. – Gong Er, Zhang Ziyi in ‘The Grandmaster’…

30
Mar
2013

New Chinese-English Amitabha Sutra Book

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10
Nov
2010

Who is Mindful of Buddha?

One of the methods to ‘combine’ Pure Land and Zen practice is that the one who practise mindfulness of Amituofo’s (Amitabha…

03
Oct
2010

My Buddhist Journey

A friend asked for my testimonial of how I become a Buddhist for sharing. Below is a short account… If…

29
Sep
2010

Towards Equanimous Sobriety

A bipolar student wasn’t sure he liked being his more ‘sober’ self. Perhaps he is used to swinging between highs…

28
Sep
2010

The Inconceivable Compassion Of The Enlightened

From the Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra (http://www2.kenyon.edu/Depts/Religion/Fac/Adler/Reln260/Vimalakirti.htm) are lesser known but some very surprising and illuminating teachings: ‘… Then the Licchavi…

15
Jul
2010

Great Thanks to So Many

For the very first time, I became genuinely apprehensive of a Dharma class being oversized due to space constraints and…

28
Jun
2010

Taiwan Adventure (5): More & More

Pic: Sign for ‘Homage to (or refuge in) Amitabha Buddha (Amituofo)’ in Taoyuan Another still and well-meaning ubiquitous sign, to…

07
Jun
2010

How to Find Your Guru?

  On how to find one’s Guru? You just need to keep your mind and heart open and learn the…

03
Jun
2010

The Importance & Urgency for Focused Pure Land Practice

From ‘A Spacious Path to Freedom: Practical Instructions on the Union of Mahamudra & Atiyoga’ by Karma Chagme, Commentary by…

12
May
2010

Course: Introduction to Pure Land Buddhism

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12
May
2010

Some Terrifying Thoughts

I lost a good idea… It just slipped my mind, as suddenly as it arrived. The very next thought… that…

28
Apr
2010

Where is the Multi-tasking Mind?

Q: Where is the mind? How does it multi-task? A: The mind is where you put it to. E.g. If…

27
Feb
2010

Why I Didn’t Promise Her

A friend once asked me to never forget her, to remember to ‘save’ her, to lead her to Pure Land,…

22
Feb
2010

How to Avoid Being Zombified

‘The Serpent and the Rainbow’, which is supposedly based on a true story (By Wade Davis) tells of a terrifying…

27
Jan
2010

India Adventures (11) : Lamp Offerings

(Picture: A Buddhist making lamp offerings at a Tibetan temple near Mayadevi Temple) May we always be mindful of Amita…

23
Jan
2010

An Encounter with a ‘Holistic’ Healer

That there is only one truth does not mean that all so-called ‘truths’ are one. – Stonepeace Recently, I met…

14
Dec
2009

From Dystopia to Utopia

Yah: I’m apolitical. Jat: More like apathetic. Yah: Apathetic to politics… yes! Jat: How so? Yah: Because politics has too…

26
Oct
2009

Karmic School Blues

Question: A friend’s son lately found it difficult to focus and could not study at all. He had applied leave…