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Sight Haiku

Oct. 18 | The short-sighted and the long-sighted are equally half-sighted. Share This:

Fool Haiku

Oct. 11 | The more foolish think they are more wise than the more wise. Share This:

House Haiku

Sep. 13 | In a burning house now, quickly look for the fastest way out! (The Buddha described the Three Spheres as a burning house that we are trapped in, that threatens to collapse upon us at any time due to impending death and rebirth.) Share This:

Cent Haiku

Sep. 6 | Even zillionaires cannot carry a single cent to their next lives. Share This:

Truth Haiku

Aug. 30 | The truth is not won by a popularity vote; but by the relatively awakened few.* * at any one point in time in non-Pure Lands Share This:

Truth Haiku

Aug. 18 | Pay attention to ‘the truth’; not ‘your truth’ preferred, which might be your delusion. Share This:

Realisation Haiku

Aug. 9 | One unsurprised by ‘realisation’, is yet to be enlightened; knowing what already known. Share This:

Surprise Haiku

Aug. 2 | What you know, and something about it. Then a surprising insight together! Share This:

Impermanence Haiku

Jul. 24 | Since impermanence is a constant truth, be mindful of it now. Share This:

Meaning Haiku

Jul. 13 | Not seeking greater meaning, this is all life is (again), with death coming (again). Share This:

Shame Haiku

Jul. 5 | Having no shame over the shameful is truly shameful. Share This:

Wolf Haiku

Jun. 28 | Part 1: As the first ‘Wolf!’ is hardest to cry, with the second and third ever easier, never cry it in the first place. Part 2: As the first ‘Wolf!’ is easiest to believe, with the second and third ever harder, never cry it in...

Rebirth Haiku

Jun. 13 | If not returning bettered, and to make things better, why return worse to worsen? * Why not reach Pure Land to better train first? Share This:

Commitment Haiku

Jun. 2 | One committed to nothing at all, is good for nothing. Share This:

Difference Haiku

May. 27 | As long as unenlightened, there will be differences between the learnt and realised. Share This: