Tag: emptiness

26
Dec
2023

Do Your Best With Illusion

_ Do Your Best With Illusion What can we do,but make do with illusion,to use best illusory forms.to realise their…

12
Apr
2018

Clouds: Dharmagram #53

Clouds: Dharmagram #53 No, the Buddha did not teach in this way, though the concept is true to Buddhism, that…

03
Oct
2017

Art Of Definition Of Art

The art of (re)defining art itself, which is possible as it is empty of any fixed nature.

26
Apr
2017

Heart Of Dharma

In the end, the Dharma is about purifying our perception to develop perfect wisdom (by seeing form/emptiness properly), and about…

21
Apr
2017

Middle Path Slide

An important slide for ‘The Heart Of The Heart Sutra’ class: http://thedailyenlightenment.com/2016/12/the-heart-of-the-heart-sutra-the-core-of-wisdom-11th-run

21
Apr
2013

What Art?

‘Exit Through The Gift Shop’ is a witty documentary about and by Banksy, that prompts good questions about what makes…

06
Apr
2013

Is Compassion Attachment?

Question: About these words… ‘Seeing Form itself as Emptiness produces great Wisdom so one does not dwell in birth and death;…

02
May
2012

How Not To Teach (1)

I heard a Dharma teacher saying she encountered another Dharma teacher, who was supposedly an expert in teaching about emptiness,…

25
Aug
2011

Diamond Dust

I love how this piece of news is flipping perceptions around: http://independent.co.uk/news/science/candles-shine-new-light-on-diamonds-2339499.html Diamond dust forged in candle flames ‘Magical’ transmutation…

25
Aug
2011

Sunyata

Sunyata (Emptiness) = Anicca (Impermanence) + Anatta (Unsubstantiality; Non-self) Anicca refers to all physical and mental phenomena not being with…

03
Aug
2011

Bodhicitta & Emptiness

Learnt from Geshe Damdul’s talk tonight, in my own words: Actualisation of Bodhicitta brings about tenderness (an aspect of compassion)….

02
Dec
2010

Superman Clark

In ‘All Star Superman: Volume 1’ by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely, Superman tries to convince Lois Lane that he…

29
Nov
2010

Dream-like But Not A Dream

What is the difference between an actual flower and a dream flower? That’s the only difference… The first is an…

27
Oct
2010

Three Spheres of Emptiness

Question: While the three spheres (of self, other and connecting action) are interdependent of each other, how does emptiness come…

23
Aug
2010

The Formula of Emptiness

Koi Cafe’s drinks are becoming very popular these days. (I go only for the vegan ones, once a while, free…

06
Jul
2010

Taiwan Adventure (7): Heart Sutra in Binary Code

Upon entering Dharma Drum Mountain’s resource library is an interesting artwork. It’s called 心经影壁 or ‘Wall of Images of the…

16
Apr
2010

The Heart of the Heart Sutra Between Its Lines

Form is emptiness; (色即是空) Emptiness is form. (空即是色) Form is not different from emptiness;(色不异空) Emptiness is not different from form. …

15
Sep
2009

The Demon Haunted You

‘…Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.’ – Stephen King Monsters…

13
May
2009

Naked ‘R Us

Naked we come Naked we are Naked we go We come empty of possessions. Stripped even of ‘self’. Even our…

17
Feb
2009

Self : Spellbound

In ‘Superman: Camelot Falls’ by Kurt Busiek, Superman resists a spell by repeating a ‘mantra’ (taught by J’onn Jones) that…