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Are You Sure You Closed The Window?

Jul. 6 | If you are not in the here and now, you are lost. – Stonepeace After I had left the house, I wondered if I had closed the remaining open window. As I was unsure, I returned to check. And there it was – closed. As I left the house again, I...

A Toddler’s Encounter With A ‘New’ Emotion

Apr. 6 | The inner demon you can’t name [recognise], is the one you are tormented by. ~ Stonepeace A toddler nephew is undergoing a strange yet understandable phase of growing up. Barely a month ago, his baby sister was born. Suddenly, his behaviour became...

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...

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

Take Ultimate Refuge

Aug. 25 | How could gods of this world possibly liberate us, being themselves tied to the prison of Samsara? Instead let us take refuge in that on which we can rely on. To take refuge in the Triple Gem is a practice of the Bodhisattva. ~ #7 of the 37 Bodhisattva...

Why Past Buddhas Are Still Bodhisattvas

Aug. 12 | There is nothing more touching than the immeasurable deeds of selfless compassion the enlightened have done, that they continue to do, for the sake of all beings. – Stonepeace It is not uncommon to notice that some fellow Buddhist friends have the...

The ‘Inception’ Of Illusion Or Reality?

Aug. 9 | The ingenious film that is ‘Inception’ begins with the assumption that it is possible for multiple persons to enter someone’s dream, that can even be designed without that person knowing, thus digging out deep secrets from his sub-consciousness,...

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...

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...

Let’s End Regrets

Jan. 14 | Since the slightest regret binds us to Samsara, spiritual cultivation is the process of resolving regrets. – Stonepeace

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 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...
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