Tag: purity

28
Sep
2022

Brush The Brusher

_ Brush The Brusher A brush for a brush – but who brushes the last brusher?Brush each other then.

27
Feb
2019

Oneness: Dharmagram #380

Oneness: Dharmagram #380 May pure thought be one with word and deed.

07
Aug
2018

Toilet: Dharmagram #183

  Toilet: Dharmagram #183 Avatamsaka Sutra verse at 双桂堂

07
Aug
2018

Restroom: Dharmagram #182

  Restroom: Dharmagram #182  Avatamsaka Sutra verse at 双桂堂

17
Apr
2018

Verse On Self-Purification 自清偈 

自清偈    清者自清, 浊者缘浊。 浊者愿清, 仍可自清。 Verse On Self-Purification The pure [are] personally [already] pure, the defiled [are only] conditioned…

19
Oct
2016

Pseudo Dharma

A class participant passed me a card by a pseudo ‘Buddhist teacher’. How do we know that taught misrepresents the…

26
Jun
2015

Pay Haiku

High pay attracts what? Greed, obedience or true skills? How much (is) head with heart?

14
Jun
2013

Mop: Sam & Sara #398

Sam & Sara #398: Mop Sara: Clean your feet! I’m mopping the floor soon! Sam: Since you’re mopping soon, why…

29
Jun
2011

China Adventures (3): Mountain On Mountain

A mountain casting a shadow on a mountain A mountain in the light ‘creating’ a mountain in the dark Reminds me…

29
Jun
2011

China Adventures (1): Golden Lotus

While preparing for a a Zen course: http://thedailyenlightenment.com/2011/05/course-the-magic-of-zen-origins-stories-essence I did research on the Flower Sermon, which is briefly this… When…

08
Feb
2011

Significance of Water in Buddhism

Something written for an inter-religious exhibition: The offering of water at Buddhist shrines symbolises the aspiration to cultivate the virtues…

17
Jan
2011

All Good Things…

All good things come to an end, in departure and death. All good things come to an end, if they…

04
Oct
2010

Significance of Offerings

If the lotus symbolises spiritual purity, as it blossoms despite roots in mud (which represents defilements), does the offering of…

23
Apr
2009

The Golden Beacon that Beckons

Capital Tower* catching the setting sun, glowing like a pillar of gold. Reminds me of Amituofo, that supreme beacon of…

20
Feb
2009

Dharma : Lotus Light

The Cintamani*… fulfills any wish in concord with the Dharma, represents the boundless power of the Dharma, reminds us to…