Home » Posts tagged with "fear"

Posts tagged with "fear"

How To Stop Being A Snake

Mar. 30 | Why live to expend positive and negative karma? Why not live to create positive karma to dilute negative karma? ~ Stonepeace There is a story about a man who, after he died, was reborn as a snake. He retained his intelligence and memory, so he knew that...

A Human Survivor of Battlestar Galactica’s Cylon Ride Speaks

Mar. 15 | The joy is not in the ride, but how you ride. – Stonepeace Without mindfulness, how do you enjoy anything? Without mindfulness, how do you not fear everything? – Stonepeace From Wikipedia, ‘”Battlestar Galactica (BSG): Human...

Altruism Brings Courage

Nov. 4 | Altruism is a source of goodness for yourself and others, Medicine alleviating all troubles, The great path traveled by the wise, Nourishment for all who see, hear, remember, and contact it, Possessing great efficacy for advancing others’ welfare. Through...

Handling Those Unsupportive of Our Dharma Practice

Oct. 20 | Since Dharma practice ultimately is to benefit all, antagonising some with ‘Dharma practice’ is unbeneficial. – Stonepeace What can we do if our family and friends are not supportive or are even resentful of our interest in Buddhism?...

‘The American’ Killer’s Private Hell

Oct. 18 | Who is ‘The American’? He is ‘A Very Private Gentleman’ (the novel which the film was adapted from) – though not very gentlemanly when he kills. Due to the nature of his livelihood as a hired assassin, he is indeed very...

A Buddhist Vision Of ‘The Child’s Eye’

Oct. 12 | Before watching ‘The Child’s Eye’ in 3D, I wondered if the horror movie will be all the more horrible with a literally additional dimension…, which also led me to wonder what is the true source of horror. As Stonepeace put it, The...

Is There Tension Between Compassion & Detachment?

Jul. 30 | Emptiness in Buddhism is not nothingness; it is everythingness (physical and mental) being unsubstantial, being ’empty’ of anything unchanging (e.g. self), due to constant change in the moment. – Stonepeace Does compassion, which relieves...

The Invisible Armour Against Aggression

Jan. 21 | Unfounded fearlessness leads to unbounded shamelessness. – Stonepeace Normally we have so little control over our emotions – and we feel our vulnerability as a tight knot in our chests. People talk about needing armor, particularly around their...

The Emptiness of Money

Dec. 3 | Craving physical wealth oils the rounds of Samsara. Accumulating spiritual wealth ends the rounds of Samsara. – Stonepeace The basic difficulty, from a Buddhist perspective, is that we are trying to resolve a spiritual problem… by identifying...

How Death Realised Deathlessness

Oct. 16 | Whether a myth is true or not differs from whether it has truth or not. – Stonepeace In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, where ornate visual representations of Buddhist insights were established or elaborated, this transformation in the understanding...
error: Alert: Content is protected !!