Sutra

Is there room for the supernatural in Western Buddhism? Four sutra views of magic and metaphysical and why a supernatural perspective helps “see beyond ordinary perception”

What does Buddhism say about the idea of God? Best answer: ‘it’s complicated.” Are Buddhists theists, atheists or non-theists? Does it even matter?

Mangala Sutta: The Sutra on Happiness; Buddha teaches the 11 blessings, those things which bring happiness

Profound simplicity of “Amituofo”: why Nianfo or Nembutsu is a deep, complete practice with innumerable benefits and cannot be dismissed as faith-based: w. full Amitabha Sutra

Video part 2 of Heart Sutra Commentary by H.E. Zasep Rinpoche: how understanding Heart Sutra can help us overcome unhappiness, attachments, aversions and fear

Video: Heart Sutra Commentary by H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche Part 1: Teachings on Emptiness and the Skandas of Form and Feeling

In this time of contagious insults and flaming on social media, Buddha has good advice: “If I do not get insulted, then the anger falls back on you.”

The Jataka Tales: Why they remain relevant for adults and children both; all of the Buddhist Teachings contained in stories

Benefits obtained from wealth for householders: Adiya Sutta — righteously obtained and righteously used, wealth is not negative karma as long as “I have done what will not lead to future distress”

The Importance of Ahimsa non-violence in Buddhism — “Nonviolence is the weapon of the strong.”

Where is nirvana and emptiness: in the realm of radiance bright, invisible, eternal light, and infinite a state of mind: Buddha answers what the gods could not: Kevaddha’s story

Lankavatara Sutra: “Eating meat has countless offences” Buddha teaches it is “root of great suffering”

REMINDER: DAKA TSOG > JULY 12, 2019 (FRIDAY)

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