Category: Don’t-Know Mind

The Root

Padmasambhava (“Born from a Lotus”; Sanskrit: पद्मसम्भव, IAST: Padmasambhava ; Tibetan: པདྨ་འབྱུང་གནས།, Wylie: pad+ma ‘byung gnas (EWTS); Mongolian ловон Бадмажунай, lovon Badmajunai ;Chinese: 莲花生大士; simplified Chinese: 莲花生大士; traditional Chinese: 蓮花生大士; pinyin: Liánhuāshēngdàshì), also known as Guru Rinpoche (गुरु रिनपोचे), incarnated as a fully enlightened being, as foretold by Buddha Shakyamuni.[1] Padmasambhava is

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It’s Not in the Words***

The Sixth Ancestor of Zen is Hui Neng (638-713 CE). The kind of Zen practice which we study today derives directly from his revolutionary teaching style. Every lineage of Zen

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Two Paths

More fascinating insight from the infinitely illuminating consciousness of Richard Dawkins, via a single Tweet. The passion he has for science, and his extraordinary ability to distill deep truths into

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Pop Realization

Almost there. Just lose that “I” part and you’re all good. “To study the Buddha Way is to study the self. To study the self is to forget the self.

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Robert Thurman on “Emptiness”

Ask anyone what they find “hardest” about understanding Buddhism, and 3 out of 5 people will mention the word “emptiness”. It seems that the “negative”-wording of this frightens people, even

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