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Heart Sutra: Why it’s My Favorite Sutra

By Lee Kane, Editor / January 9, 2017 / Comments Off on Heart Sutra: Why it’s My Favorite Sutra

“Form is empty; emptiness is form. Emptiness is not other than form; form also is not other than emptiness. Likewise, feeling, discrimination, compositional factors and consciousness are empty.” TADYATHA OM GATE GATE PARAGATE PARASAMGATE BODHI SVAHA By Guest Contributor James Porr   Anita Mui, much beloved, sings Heart Sutra. Anita, has since passed away:  …

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Why Reciting Buddhist Sutras Out Loud is Important; Sutras Help Us Remain Mindful of the Teachings and Disengage the “Clinging” Conscious Mind

By Lee Kane, Editor / September 27, 2016 / 2 Comments

In many Buddhist disciplines we are taught and value the practice of reciting sutras. Often this is done from memory, in a mantra-like chant, which begs the question why do we recite sutras?

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Namaste: Respect Overcomes Pride, a Universal Greeting, and a Sign of Reverence

By Lee Kane, Editor / December 16, 2015 / 17 Comments

Namaste literally means “I bow to you.” It is more than just politeness—bowing is a cure for ego and pride.

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