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Daily words of the Buddha

Inspiring words from the Buddha in a daily format. http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/words_of_buddha.pdf Advertisements

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Bodhi Day or Rohatsu

This upcoming December 8th is Bodhi Day or The Buddha’s Enlightenment. Bodhi Day is not as popularly celebrated as Wesak Day, the Birth of the Buddha, however, it is still observed in many mainstream Mahayana traditions including the Zen and … Continue reading

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Filial Duties

Today, talking with my daughters we discussed what Buddhist children’s Duties to their parents were and what Buddhist parents Duties to their children were. Below is what the Buddha has to say in the Sigalovada Sutta: The Discourse to Sigala, … Continue reading

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Together forever

In my readings I have been wondering about being with my wife in future existences as it took me so long in this one to find her. The Buddha discussed of this in the Pancavudha pyo Sutta. At the time … Continue reading

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The Three Conditions explained by Buddha

In the the Visualization Sutra, we hear how Queen Vaidehi, suffering from terrible family misfortunes, complained to the Buddha, saying, “Life is filled with suffering. Is there not a place without suffering? I wish to live in such a world.” … Continue reading

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