Buddha Weekly: Buddhist Practices, Mindfulness, Meditation


Mama Buddha Tara: Compassionate Action; Stories of Tara the Rescuer

By Lee Kane, Editor / February 27, 2017 / 5 Comments

Tara’s numerous anecdotal stories of rescues, some very dramatic and very recent, are compelling, and one of the reasons she is loved and praised by millions each day.

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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: When…

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Lama Tsongkhapa: A Short, Powerful Practice Helps Bring Compassion, Wisdom, Good Fortune, and Healing

By Lee Kane, Editor / December 23, 2016 / 1 Comment

“In my opinion, having the opportunity to practice the guru yoga of the great holy being Lama Tsongkhapa, is more fortunate than having the chance to receive and practice other Dharma teachings,” wrote Lama Zopa Rinpoche, in the book Guru Yoga. “After I pass away and my pure doctrine is absent, You will appear as…

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Purify Karma and Accumulate Merit with Mandala

By Lee Kane, Editor / November 28, 2016 / 4 Comments

Mandala set offerings is a practice that combines the best of meditation, mantra, purification and offerings in one very powerful act, and many teachers, as early as the great Lama Tsong Khapa, advocate this critical practice as a daily essential.

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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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Loving Kindness: My Favorite Sutra

By Lee Kane, Editor / November 18, 2012 / 0 Comments

Having a peaceful countenance day by day, hour by hour, second by second, is the mantra of my existence. To be part of the Sangha and be a true Buddhist, I must be peaceful in my treatment of others, as well. Loving Kindness.

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Six Essential Practices of Korean Buddhists

By Lee Kane, Editor / November 4, 2012 / 1 Comment

Bowing practice develops the humble mind and is possibly the most important focus of Buddhist practice for many Koreans. Even as a non-religious aspect of life, the bow cultivates humility, patience, concentration and even has health benefits

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