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Of Sumeru, Moon & Sutras

May. 18 | To the truly foolish, the wise are foolish. To the truly wise, the foolish are foolish. – Stonepeace | Books XI I see a lot of silly folks who claim their own small spine’s Sumeru, the sacred mountain that supports the world.* Piss ants, gnawing...

Six Faults

Apr. 27 | The proud will never be pleased. The jealous will never be happy. The greedy will never be satisfied. The hateful will never be reconciled. The stingy will never have enough. The ignorant will never accomplish. – Patrul Rinpoche Share This:

Doing Evil Knowingly Vs Unknowingly

Feb. 1 | The very ignorant continue to ignore their ignorance, which harms them continually.  – Stonepeace | Books The king asked Nagasena again, “Who gets greater demerit, a wise person who does evil, or an ignorant person who does evil?” Nagasena said,...

Are You Ignorant Of Your Cypher Complex?

May. 25 | (To Enter Or Exit ‘The Matrix’ Of Delusion?) Disciple: Do Pure Lands (净土) exist? Master: Does this defiled land (秽土) exist? Disciple: Of course it does. Master: If so, Pure Lands exist all the more. – Pure Land & Zen Dialogue Screened...

Reflection Quote

Mar. 2 | The wise reflect while the ignorant – simply ignore. Share This:

The Seven Limbs As Antidotes To Afflictions

Feb. 17 | Revere the more enlightened to rid pride. Learn their teachings and ask to rid ignorance and doubt. Repent and radiate loving-kindness to rid hatred. Rejoice of others’ well-being to rid jealousy. Give to the needy and worthy to rid greed. Dedicate...

We Know Not What We Know Not

Jan. 28 | The very foolish cling to delusions. The more foolish fight for them. The most foolish die with them. – Stonepeace | Books An ignorant person will always be wrong when he sizes up another and believes he can judge the other’s intelligence. It...

‘Inception’ Of Some Ideas For Awakening

Dec. 13 | To know of you are still dreaming, strive to further awaken yourself. – Stonepeace In ‘Dreams: Cinema of the Subconscious’, Christopher Nolan, the writer-director of the movie ‘Inception’ says, ‘For me, one of the key...

Water of Greed, Fire of Hate

Aug. 17 | Toward our friends and those we love run the waters of attachment, toward our enemies burns the fire of anger; in the obscurity of ignorance, we lose sight of what should be abandoned and what should be practiced. Therefore renunciation of one’s...

Why Past Buddhas Are Still Bodhisattvas

Aug. 12 | There is nothing more touching than the immeasurable deeds of selfless compassion the enlightened have done, that they continue to do, for the sake of all beings. – Stonepeace It is not uncommon to notice that some fellow Buddhist friends have the...

邪恶 | Evil

Jan. 15 | 没有邪恶之人— 真正的邪恶是我们内心的无明, 让我们以为有恶人的存在, 让我们没发现真正的邪恶, 是我们内心的无明。 就是我们内心这集体的邪恶, 化现为我们看到的世界上各种形式的邪恶。 因此,也是集体的精神净化, 才能把世界从邪恶中拯救出来。 (1月15日...

妄念 | Delusion

Jan. 11 | 你所知道的真理有多真实, 就看你的妄念让你看得多清晰— 如同满月的光芒有多亮, 就看遮挡它的乌云允许它照射多少。 不是此就是彼— 你要的是更多真理的光芒, 还是无明的黑暗? 我们一直都在做这样的抉择— 无时无刻。 (1月11日...

Is Ignorance Really Bliss?

Oct. 16 | Ignorance is only blissful… till your negative karma ripens. – Stonepeace Recently, there is a video link (http://mercyforanimals.org/hatchery) in circulation, related to a news report (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/zeph/message/1294) on how 200...