On Red Thread Zen

On Red Thread Zen

RED THREAD ZEN - THE TAO OF LOVE, PASSION, AND SEX' This text addresses some of the most fundamental and delicate religious issues. Therefore, it should be read, quoted and analysed in a mindful way. Most of us have arrived at this particular point in our spiritual...

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What is this?

What is this?

If every moment is just this – fresh alive and new, and is uncoloured by whatever your barfing all over this moment.
Any moment that you arrive in is beautiful, even when it’s a catastrophe.

And any moment that you arrive in, then you are free.

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Buddha Knowing Buddha

Buddha Knowing Buddha

The Buddha saw clearly. This clear seeing helped him with the direction of his life and then everything became easier because everything became anchored there in that clear seeing. What gave him clear seeing? His burning wish to free all beings. Bodhicitta. Bodhicitta...

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Showing Up to Your Life

Showing Up to Your Life

Everyday you show up to your life. Your life is your teacher. Your life is your teaching. Your life is your Dharma Hall. And we show up.

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Zen Fart

Zen Fart

A single fart brings you across the river. Su Dongpo (a famous Buddhist poet) of the Song Dynasty was assigned to an official post at Guazhuo. Across the river, on its southern shore, was Jinshan (Golden Mountain) Temple where Chan Master Foyin presided. One day, Su...

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Quan Yin Healing Practice

Quan Yin Healing Practice

A beautiful healing practice bestowed directly from Quan Yin. The Bodhisattva Goddess Quan Yin heals us deeply with her boundless compassion.

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I’ll Remember for You

I’ll Remember for You

It doesn’t matter what the world is presenting us. It doesn’t matter what a person is showing us. When we’re in that heart space, there are no sides.There’s just love and understanding and that feeling of warmth and fullness.

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Adi Buddha

Adi Buddha

I prostrate to the self-arisen first Buddha, Changeless Light. In the beginning, Within the vast expanse of the mother of the ground of all, When that ground was distinguished, Sound, light, and rays resounded, appeared, and radiated in a self-arisen manner. Since I,...

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Meditation Posture

Position For Meditation - The Seven-Pointed Meditation Posture of Vairochana Each of the five rLung (winds) relate and balance by the seven-pointed posture. The posture helps calm excess circulation of one type of wind, and supports the settling of mind. 1. Legs...

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Mojito Mind

Mojito Mind

When we’re at ease – like sipping mojito’s on the beach – you get a glimpse of the possibility of the fundamental ease that’s within you. The clarity of mind, the openness of heart, the responsiveness, that’s who you naturally are. But you’ve never been given the testing ground to allow that to come through.

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Bodhidharma On No-Mind

Bodhidharma On No-Mind

On No-Mind: In one fascicle by Bodhidharma (T85n2831 translated by Urs App, in The Eastern Buddhist, Vol. 28, No. 1 (Spring 1995), pp. 82-107) The ultimate principle is without words; one needs to borrow words to make this principle apparent. The great Way is without...

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