Category: Wisdom

Why choose Buddhism over Anglicanism?

  Vanessa went to school training as a private school student in Anglicanism, in Melbourne, Australia. I studied the Bible when I was just young, memorizing verses to read at recital. We received religious instruction and in many ways, Her Royal Highness, Queen Elisabeth…

Request for new pillows

Vanessa has been meditating on the emptiness of a self now and the bodhicitta motivation for over twenty years. For the past twenty years, this meditation has been conducted in silent retreat. Vanessa is in need of some new pillows for her residence. So…

This is where you need Gina Mineheart

If you check out this recent photo, you’ll see I’m already perfect. Refer to these posts…here and here.     Cheers! And time for a whiskey, right mum?

On second thoughts…

I’ve had a few more thoughts on fitness, weight loss, working out and mind training. Once you are a Buddha you can think effectively. That’s a great benefit to aspiring to and engaging in the path to Buddhahood. All other goals are less meaningful,…

The Office

How does a day at the office go for a samsaric being? A being caught in ignorance, attachment and hatred states of mind. It wakes up, what, not at five in the morning ready to do prayers to remedy the situation. It says furiously…

Nights in the Moon Lily Garden – Chapter Five

Grasping At A Self Of Person Running, terrified. Am I in hell? I told my parents to get a divorce, to sell their holiday house and farm. Now I have no money, no prospects. All signs of sanity have gone. This is what happened…

Nights in the Moon Lily Garden – Chapter Four

Id Is Not AH What do you do when you are young and vulnerable, living under your parents control, when your mother has a nervous breakdown and you find her to be jealous of your attainments and ignorant of the true causes of suffering?…

The One – The Lover and the Best Friend

I saw a movie several years ago. Three times. It’s called The Lincoln Lawyer. It struck some deep notes. In samsara, when you meet beauty, when you meet true love, things can go awry. This is a story about a young man, a wonderful…

The ordinary State of Mind

I woke up today and investigated the meaning of reality. Being acutely aware of my own mother’s distraught mental state, I prepared a cup of morning coffee and after drinking it, began to investigate this false sense of I and mine. When the mind…

The Beat of the Street

Post One 14 February 2016 How to Organize the Pantry – Part One When looking at the kitchen and how to organize it according to Arya Sangha rules, you should start with a good clean of the pantry. You need to dust out the…

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