May 31st, 2007 Today is the anniversary of Buddha's Enlightenment, and a full moon. Big Mind. Buddha Mind. One Mind. Since me and you really are interdependent, dependently arising and empty of inherently existing essence, there really is no me and there really is no you. So, how about that parking space, can I have it? On Saturday, May 26th, I took a Big Mind seminar … [Read more...] about Big Mind. Buddha Mind. One Mind.
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Lama Surya Das has a new book, "Buddha is as Buddha Does", which coincided with his annual stop here in Portland, Oregon, USA for teachings. Around 100 of us had a one day retreat in a church downtown. It was lovely. The link to the pictures is at the bottom of the page. The topic was on the 10, (notice not 6) Paramitas or Virtues of being a Bodhisattva. Basically, a … [Read more...] about Lama Surya Das – How to Be a Bodhisattva
Photos: http://picasaweb.google.com/thubtenpalden/HH_SF_04_07 I get a certain feeling in certain places. I've tried to determine if it's a memory, an association, a flashback, a deja-vu or what. I'm pretty sure it's a spiritual experience, but I've tried to be objective. The places where I feel this feeling are often where lamas dwell, teach, have made blessings and so on. … [Read more...] about Vow of the Awakened Mind – HH Dalai Lama – SF – 04/07