On Sedaka Sutta: One takes care of oneself by practicing mindfulness. One takes care of others by practicing mindfulness. Taking care of oneself, one takes care of others. Taking care of others, one takes care of oneself.
A biographical sketch of Bodhidharma along with an introduction to his essential teachings. The first part narrates his life story. The second part of the trilogy delves deeper into his teachings. The final part explores Bodhidharma’s links with martial arts and healing traditions of India, China and Sri Lanka.
This final part of the trilogy on Bodhidharma explores the pivotal role played by Bodhidharma in turning martial arts into a fine art of awakening. Due to the contributions of Bodhidharma and other masters of his genre, martial arts of India, China, Far East and Sri Lanka came to share many commonalities and turned into extensions of inner peace.
This second part of the trilogy on Bodhidharma, goes deeper into Bodhidharma’s teachings, including the two methods Bodhidharma taught for entering the Way. We shall also see how Bodhidharma’s teachings fit within the broader context of various Mahayana methods.
In this the first of a trilogy on Bodhidharma (Damo/Pútídámó in China and Daruma /Bodaidaruma in Japan), a sketch of his life and instructions is presented
On the magnificent play of compassion, Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara – a commentary to the Avalokitesvara section of Gandavyuha Sutra.
Prayers in Buddhism are used as skilful means to attune the mind to the noble way and to soak oneself with the habits of noblest qualities such as discipline, altruism and equanimity. In Mahayana, prayers take a grand dimension of raising one’s aspirations to that of a Bodhisattva.
Whoever looks for me in form, whoever follows me as sound, Engaged in the mistaken endeavours, they do not see me. The Buddhas are seen as dharmata, the dharmakaya ofRead More…
Thirty Seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva (Gyalse Laglen) by Gyalse Ngulchu Thogme Zangpo., – An English translation. This text gives a summary of mind training steps on the path of Bodhisattvas
Acharya Nagarjuna’s Sativaaraadhana stavam – In Praise of Worshipping Sentient Beings – Sanskrit original along with English translation. A mind training text explaining how to view and relate to other beings.