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Time Haiku

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

What Is There To Hold On?

May. 11 | To think you can ‘have and hold’ the worldly is to ‘have and hold’ delusion. – Stonepeace | Books Once, when the Layman was on his way to sell his bamboo baskets, he stumbled and fell while crossing over a bridge. When Ling-chao...

Life Haiku

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

Fragility Haiku

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

Some Universal Wisdom In ‘Central Intelligence’?

Jan. 18 | In ‘Central Intelligence’, while flying in a plane, Bob pretends to run of gas and sends it into a dive. He then asks Calvin, ‘What’s the one thing you wish you’d done in your life?… What’s the one thing you...

Can You Walk With A Full Bowl On Your Head?

Jan. 13 | 真能念佛, 放下身心世界, 即大布施。 – 净宗九祖蕅益大师 To truly be able to be mindful of Buddha [Amituofo], let go of the body, mind [with stray thoughts] and the world, [the practice of] which is [the perfection of] great...

What Is Meant By Time?

Jan. 5 | We are running in time yet running out of time. – Stonepeace | Books The king [Milinda] asked, ‘Venerable Nagasena, what is meant by ‘time’?’ Nagasena replied, ‘Concerning the past things we speak in reference to time, concerning...

Writing Haiku

Dec. 21 | Waste not any ink, paper, time, energy, life – by writing sharp. Share This:

True Form

Dec. 21 | 诸法真实相: 不生亦不灭; 不常亦不断; 不一亦不异; 不来亦不去。 – 梵网经 (释迦牟尼佛) All dharmas* true form is not arisen, also not ceased;** is not permanent, also not ended;** is not one, also not different;** is...

Forever Haiku

Oct. 26 | Take your time,* but not forever, or it would be never! * to do what you should Share This:

Rock Haiku

Sep. 23 | Particles gather more particles to form the third rock from the sun, whose rocks now grind to be particles. Share This:

Is ‘The Dressmaker’ The Character-Maker Too?

Jul. 20 | In ‘The Dressmaker’, a haute couture dressmaker comes to a bland and dusty countryside town. Offering her high fashion skills, she somewhat transforms the resident ladies into classy aristocrats. The onlookers and audience are left just as...

Fickleness Haiku

Jun. 1 | The fickle are easily moved by the fickle. ___ The principled are unmoved by the unprincipled. Share This:

How Bridesmaids Meet Revata’s Ghosts And Theseus’ Ship

Mar. 30 | As change is inevitable, the inevitable question is how you wish to change you. – Stonepeace | Books In the comedy ‘Bridesmaids’ is this argument – H(elen): It’s too bad Lilian couldn’t play with us today… A(nnie):...

Verse On Gathering

Mar. 18 | 众会聚集, 当愿众生, 舍众聚法, 成一切智。 – 文殊菩萨     (华严经: 净行品11: 第10偈) [When] multitudes meet and gather, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings, renounce the many gathered dharmas,* [and] accomplish...