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How To Easier Accept A Loved One’s Suffering

Sep. 2 | Life is only as unkind as we are unkind in life (including to ourselves). – Stonepeace Hi Dr Lee Wei Ling, thank you for sharing about your Mother’s illness in ‘The Straits Times’. Below, I quote the most poignant parts of your...

Are You ‘Recycling’ Yourself Every Three Lifetimes?

Aug. 4 | As later featured in the 49th issue of 狮城潮音 修行之人, 若无正信, 求生西方, 泛修诸善, 名为第三世怨。 – 清代截流禅师 (净土宗十二祖彻悟大师) Those who cultivate [Dharma] practices, if without right...

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...

The Supreme Excellence of Amitabha Buddha’s Pure Land

Jun. 3 | It is perfectly natural that all Buddhas will create Pure Lands. It is perfectly natural that all Buddhas will recommend the best. – Stonepeace [Teachings from Machik Labdron (11th century Tibetan Buddhist yogini, emanation of Yeshe Tsogyel)]: …...

The Middle Path Between Relative & Absolute Truths

Apr. 8 | One who perceives everywhere as Pure Land need not go to any ‘other’ Pure Land. Till then, Pure Lands are precious places for training the ability to perceive everywhere as Pure Land too. – Stonepeace Though we usually call the teachings...

How to Truly Live Long & Prosper

Jan. 21 | The most urgent matter, upon attaining this precious but brief human rebirth, is to safeguard one’s future rebirth. – Stonepeace From (1) Wikipedia and (2) The Phrase Finder: (1) ‘The Vulcan salute is a hand gesture consisting of a raised...

The Great Bliss Prayer for Birth in Pureland

Dec. 9 | What greater bliss can there be, than to dwell in the land of bliss, that leads us to the ultimate bliss of liberation, that leads us to help others realise the same. – Stonepeace Wherever one is born within cyclic existence [Samsara, of cycles...

The Efficacy of Buddha Mindfulness

Nov. 26 | If we are truly mindful, we will realise that mindfulness of Buddha is the most skilful of means that the Buddha ever taught. – Stonepeace A friend of mine was once bold enough to tell a well-known Tripitaka Master of the Pure Land Sect that, in...
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