Monthly Archives: May 2019

Our Own

Let none find fault with another; let none see the omissions and commissions of others. But let us see our own acts, done and undone. —Buddha Shakyamuni

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Crystal Clear

Practitioners who do not wear silk, leather boots, furs, or down, or consume milk, cream, or butter can truly transcend this world. When they have experienced the consequences of their previous acts, they will not have to re-enter the Triple … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Supreme Guide

Of the entire, bottomless and limitless ocean of the Buddha’s discipline, the abiding heart and essence are the All-Knowing’s moral precepts. They are the supreme guide among the teachings of the King of Pure Dharma. They are a poison-clearing drug for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Beginnings

Do not be impeded by your pretense of virtue. Rather than trying to perform good acts prematurely, just begin by avoiding harm. —Myozen

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Conditioned

Like a tiny drop of dew, or a bubble floating in a stream; like a flash of lightning in a summer cloud, or a flickering lamp, an illusion, a phantom, or a dream; so is all conditioned existence to be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Liberated

All living beings, whether born from eggs, from the womb, from division, or spontaneously; whether they have form or do not have form —whether they are aware or unaware, not aware or not unaware— I shall lead all living beings … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Peace & Happiness

My Land, like nirvana itself, will be beyond comparison. I feel compassion for all sentient beings and vow to save them all. Those who come to my Pure Land from the ten directions will find joy and serenity of heart. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment