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155 Spiritual & Physical Differences Between Buddhas & Arhats

May. 2 | All who give rise to Bodhicitta are able to become Bodhisatvas, who are able to become Buddhas, who are able to guide all to give rise to Bodhicitta. – Stonepeace | Books The Lord [Sakyamuni] Buddha: ‘What do you think, Sariputra, does it...

Flowers & Money?

Jun. 22 | Buddha’s Nirvana, beyond flowers and money. – Issa Share This:

Nirvana Is True Happiness

Mar. 21 | The supreme path to Buddhahood includes supreme guidance of others to the same supreme goal. – Stonepeace He who has realised Truth, Nirvana, is the happiest being in the world. He is free from all ‘complexes’ and obsessions, the worries and...

Is The Ultimate Goal To Become Nothing?

Oct. 19 | As all Buddhas have unlimited compassion, they will continue to guide unlimited beings, until all attain unlimited compassion like all Buddhas. – Stonepeace Some have the notion that after the physical passing of the Buddha in Parinirvana, he is...

The Buddha Is Still Around

Oct. 19 | How truly good can Parinirvana be if it is to be truly gone for ‘good’? – Stonepeace According to the lower schools of Buddhist thought, when a being, like Sakyamuni Buddha, attains mahaparinirvana and passes away, he ceases to exist, there...

The Deep Dukkha Of ‘Tatsumi’

Sep. 20 | ‘Tatsumi’ is, most appropriately, a manga-like film that depicts the life of Yoshihiro Tatsumi, the founder of Gekiga (‘Dramatic Pictures’) comics in 1957, which was a major departure from manga for kids. Telling gritty realistic...

Nirvana Transcends Mind & Matter

Aug. 18 | If Dharma practice is for becoming ‘nothing’, or it would be nothing helpful. – Stonepeace “… There is, monks, that base where there is neither earth, nor water, nor heat, nor air; neither the base of the infinity of space, nor...

What is Your Totem of Reality?

Jan. 19 | What you cling to as real, be it worldly or spiritual, is your refuge, even if it is not the true or best one. ~ Stonepeace In the movie ‘Inception’, ‘the dream hackers each fashion a unique totem for themselves, which they always hold...

Middle Path Between Samsara & Nirvana

Jan. 6 | If Samsara appeals more than Nirvana, how are you going to be free? If Nirvana appeals more than Samsara, how are you going to help others be free? ~ Stonepeace Share This:

Is The Thus Come One Gone Forever?

Oct. 25 | If the Parinirvana of Buddhas is the end of re-manifestations to help more beings, they would not be ones with perfect compassion… Parinirvana is just the end of physical imperfections; it is not the end of spiritual perfections. ~ Stonepeace Now...

Are You ‘Recycling’ Yourself Every Three Lifetimes?

Aug. 4 | 修行之人,Those who cultivate [Dharma] practices, 若无正信,if without right faith, 求生西方,to aspire for birth in the Western Pure Land [of Amituofo], 泛修诸善,[while] broadly cultivating all [kinds of] goodness, 名为第三世怨。are...

Good & Bad News For You

Jun. 16 | Most are happy due to some things, which means they will be unhappy due to some other things. – Stonepeace I have two pieces of news for you – good news and bad news. I shall begin by sharing with you the bad news. Brace yourself, for it might...