Buddhist Prayer of the Day
The Four Vows of a Bodhisattva
Sentient beings are numberless; we vow to liberate them.
Delusions are inexhaustible; we vow to transcend them.
Dharma teachings are boundless; we vow to master them.
The Wisdom Way of Enlightenment is supreme; we vow to embody it.
Lessons from the Monk I Married
An excerpt from the inspiring book by Katherine Jenkins about an ordinary girl who fell in love with a Buddhist Monk.
Popular Buddhist Features
View all problems as challenges. Look upon negativities that arise as opportunities to learn and to grow. Don't run from them, condemn yourself, or bury your burden in saintly silence. You have a problem? Great. More grist for the mill. Rejoice, dive in, and investigate.
-Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, "Mindfulness in Plain English"
Copyright Wisdom Publications 2001. Reprinted from "Daily Wisdom: 365 Buddhist Inspirations," edited by Josh Bartok, with permission of Wisdom Publications, 199 Elm St., Somerville MA 02144 U.S.A, www.wisdompubs.org.
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An interview with Joan Halifax Roshi
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