Aware of the workings of the mind
The Avatamsaka Sutra says, ‘The mind controls everything.’ In order to properly control body and speech, we must come to Read more.
What is Meditation?
One of the great advantages of sitting meditation is that you can take it with you wherever you go. Whether Read more.
Putting Teachings into Practice
Dharma is for people. There is one thing about the Dharma that I am completely sure of: the Dharma is Read more.
Development of Mahayana’s Four Universal Vows
While the Four Noble Truths explain the phenomena of the universe, the Buddha expounded on them mainly as a guide Read more.
True stature is not created by form or ornament; words spoken out of jealousy and greed oppose it. Only when Read more.
It is only through loving-kindness and compassion that we can find room in our hearts to forgive others. It is Read more.
Transformed by the Precepts
The Buddhist precepts are here to protect us from wrongdoing, lead us away from what is bad, and towards what Read more.
Be Content in Body and Mind
Lessen desire and be without any wishes and the body and mind will be at ease. When our desires are Read more.
The Four Contemplations
The first realization of the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisatttva Sutra is concerned with what is generally called the Buddha’s Read more.
The Stages of Counting the Breath
Master Zhiyi’s “six wonderful methods” describe four different kinds of specialized breathing: bellowing winds, broken panting, low-pitched breathing, and internalized Read more.