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Verse On Springs

Dec. 13 | 若见涌泉, 当愿众生, 方便增长, 善根无尽。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第72偈) If seeing bubbling springs, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings’ expedient [skilful] means grow, [with] good roots* without exhaustion.’ –...

Understanding Amituofo Via The Amitabha Sutra (20th Run)

Dec. 8 | Click Here To Register Scene Of 18th Run At Tai Pei Buddhist Centre: Scenes Of 10th Run At Kong Meng San: Practice of guided mindfulness of Buddha Practice of recitation of sutra once before detailed learning with bilingual text Practice of guided...

Verse On Wells

Dec. 7 | 若见汲井, 当愿众生, 具足辩才, 演一切法。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第71偈) If seeing drawing [of water from] wells,* [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings, [be] complete [with] eloquence, [to] expound all Dharma...

Verse On Pond

Nov. 29 | 若见池沼, 当愿众生, 语业满足, 巧能演说。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第70偈) If seeing a pond,* [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings’ karma of speech be [completely] perfect, [with] skilful ability [in]...

Verse On Marsh

Nov. 10 | 若见陂泽, 当愿众生, 疾悟诸佛, 一味之法。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第69偈) If seeing a marsh,* [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings, swiftly awaken to all Buddhas’ Dharma of one taste.’* – Manjusri...

Eat Poo-Poo!

Nov. 10 | Welcome any tests by others with good will, but test not others with ill spirit. – Stonepeace | Books Kyabje Khunu Lama Rinpoche told His Holiness the Dalai Lama that one time, somebody was sitting meditating outside Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. Someone...

Promise Haiku

Oct. 31 | Promise to live up to your promises without compromise. Share This:

Sight Haiku

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

Verse On Fruit

Oct. 18 | 若见果实, 当愿众生, 获最胜法, 证菩提道。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第67偈) If seeing a fruit, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings, attain the supreme Dharma, [to[ realise the Bodhi path.’* – Manjusri Bodhisattva ...

Fool Haiku

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

Verse On Shade

Sep. 6 | 见树叶茂, 当愿众生, 以定解脱, 而为荫映。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第64偈) Seeing a tree’s leaves that are lush, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings, with concentration [attain] liberation, and with it...

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:

Verse On Thorns

Aug. 30 | 见棘刺树, 当愿众生, 疾得翦除, 三毒之刺。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第63偈) If seeing a thorny tree, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings, swiftly be able to cut and eradicate [the] three poisons’* thorns.’ –...

Truth Haiku

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

Verse On Peak

Aug. 18 | 若见高山, 当愿众生, 善根超出, 无能至顶。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第62偈) If seeing a high mountain, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings’ good roots* surpass [it], [to be] unable to reach their peak.’** –...