Buddha Weekly: Buddhist Practices, Mindfulness, Meditation


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: When…

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The First Doctor: Medicine Buddha Bhaisajyaguru — Empowering You to Heal

By Lee Kane, Editor / October 29, 2016 / 24 Comments

In times of pain, sickness, or stress, my first thought of “remedy” is quiet meditation with the most sacred Medicine Buddha mantra. Inevitably, arthritis pains subsides in my case, and I’ve avoided most of the colds and flus that go around my business meetings— knock on wood. I give Medicine Buddha, exercise and good nutrition…

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Zen Skateboarding: Riding Into Enlightenment

By Lee Kane, Editor / September 26, 2016 / 7 Comments

With a piece of plywood with 4 wheels underneath, I become a rolling buddha that is aware and accepts every moment for what it is – nothing more, nothing less.

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Empowering the Rural Buddhist: Tips for Remote Practice

By Lee Kane, Editor / August 30, 2015 / 2 Comments

It is critical for your remote practice that you maintain your spiritual disciplines no matter where you are, because only then can you have a chance at taming the unruly mind, ego, and emotions.

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How I Found the Right Teacher of the Dharma

By Lee Kane, Editor / September 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

Vajrayana is the “thunderbolt” path because it promises to bring personal enlightenment in one lifetime, but this inevitably requires guidance.

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Empowerment often involves deity meditation or practice.

Empowerment Was Important to Me

By Lee Kane, Editor / September 9, 2012 / 2 Comments

My teacher said an important part of empowerment is to plant the seeds and encourage nurturing through the sadhana and mantra practice.

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