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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:

Time Haiku

May. 18 | Master now, what should be mastered in time, before your time is up. Share This:

Writing Haiku

May. 11 | What not worth writing down is probably not worth saying out either. Share This:

Surprise Haiku

May. 6 | If you are not surprised by what you ‘realised’, you are not enlightened yet. (Enlightenment is always surprising as it is the realisation of life-changing truths that were so obvious, yet missed for so long.) Share This:

Liar Haiku

Apr. 27 | The worst liars are liars who lie about their lying. Share This:

Matter Haiku

Apr. 19 | What does not matter at all later probably should not matter much at all now? Share This:

Life Haiku

Apr. 8 | Figure this life out before life runs out, before running in – again. Share This:

Focus Haiku

Mar. 22 | Nianfo is focus on one skill for mastering focus on all other skills [upon reaching Pure Land]. Share This:

Fragility Haiku

Mar. 15 | Aware of life’s fragility, and death’s eventuality, now live with certainty! Share This:

Today’s Haiku

Mar. 1 | If today is lived entirely just like yesterday was, today would be pointless! Share This:

Question Haiku

Feb. 22 | The only question that always matters – ‘What best to do now?’ Share This:

Precepts Haiku

Feb. 16 | Teachers lax with the precepts cannot be accurate or effective in teaching morality and karma. Share This: