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‘The Empty Hands’ Full Of Spirit

Sep. 13 | ‘The Empty Hands’ is the almost literal translation of the ‘way of empty hands’ (空手道), otherwise known as Karate-do. As strongly urged by a Karate expert father, his daughter was trained when much younger, to be a brown...

Ego Haiku

Mar. 8 | Only keep dissolving; never hardening the ‘solid’ illusion of ego.

Be The Master Of Yourself

Aug. 18 | We choose which version of ourselves to be in each and every moment. – Stonepeace | Books The Zen Master Shiyan seated on a stone in meditation often conversed with himself. ‘Master!’ he called to self. ‘Uh!’ self replied. ...

Your Money Or Your Self?

Jul. 24 | That which is true can never be lost. That which is lost can never be true. – Stonepeace | Books Once, when Sakyamuni Buddha was meditating in a forest, he heard, from a distance, the laughter of a young woman. A little later, he saw her hurrying...

See Yourself As Lowest Of The Low

Feb. 16 | Once proud of your practice, you have nothing to be proud of; only your egotism to be ashamed of. – Stonepeace | Books Do not turn gods into demons. When displeased, the worldly gods cause harm. The gods are supposed to beneficial in general; so if...

Self Haiku

Jan. 18 | Accomplish the selfless to outdo and outlast your short-lived ‘self’, or your’self’ would not matter much.

How Bridesmaids Meet Revata’s Ghosts And Theseus’ Ship

Mar. 30 | As change is inevitable, the inevitable question is how you wish to change you. – Stonepeace | Books In the comedy ‘Bridesmaids’ is this argument – H(elen): It’s too bad Lilian couldn’t play with us today… A(nnie):...

Love Vs Lust In ‘Zoolander 2’

Mar. 18 | In ‘Zoolander 2’ is a satirical yet somewhat thought-provoking take on the nature of love versus lust, of how easy it is to confuse one for the other. There was Hansel, portrayed as a once successful fashion model, who prided his entire worth...

Buddha & Self

Dec. 22 | 念佛非念我, 念我非念佛. Mindfulness of Buddha is not mindfulness of self. Mindfulness of self is not mindfulness of Buddha. – Stonepeace | Get Books (To be truly mindful of Buddha, one should not be mindful of self, as when being mindful...

Self-Delusion

Oct. 29 | 一切邪执, 皆依我见, 若离于我, 则无邪执。 – 禅宗十二祖马鸣菩萨 (大乘起信论)  Of all evil attachments, each rely on self-view. If departing from self, thus are there no evil attachments. – 12th Patriarch Of The...

Better Seek Your Self

Apr. 6 | Realise there is no false self based on the five aggregates to realise your true self based on your Buddha-nature. – Stonepeace | Get Books Once the Buddha was sitting in meditation in a dense forest near Uruvela when a band of villagers chanced...

Evil, Self & Views

Jan. 22 | First, the unwholesome must be averted. In the middle, the self must averted. Last, all the views are averted. Wise is the one who knows this. – Aryadeva (Four Hundred Verses On The Middle Way) Related Course: The Heart Of The Heart Sutra

The Best Conqueror

Mar. 21 | One may conquer in battle a thousand times a thousand men, yet one is the best of conquerors, who conquers oneself. – The Buddha (Dhammapada)

The Silent Yet Noisy Falling Tree?

Sep. 20 | The practice of all the bodhisattvas is never to entertain concepts, which revolve around dualistic notions of perceiver and perceived, in the knowledge that all these appearances are but the mind itself, whilst mind’s own nature is forever beyond the...

Where Is Self?

Jul. 19 | Does the self exist within a name? – Gampopa [If the illusory self does not exist in name, how can it exist anywhere else?]
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