https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCJ0c-UXHSI If I wasn't blind, lazy, and addicted to frozen pizzas and technology, I'd never come inside. Last night, I stepped outside and was greeted by the moon gleaming through a thin nightgown of swaying clouds. The land was luminescent, everything covered in wool. I stepped into the vacant street and was rocked by a … Continue reading Mother Nature’s Son
The heart of enlightenment is twofold: Clear seeing and complete understanding. These two are really not two; they depend on each other. If there's clear seeing without complete understanding, then that's like a person hallucinating the full moon on a new moon night. They might see the moon clearly with all of its canyons and … Continue reading The Heart of Enlightenment
The thing about the Dharma is that it's universal. It's the law that gives rise to reality itself and all that appears therein. There are uncountable books and articles on Buddhism, but really the teachings are conveyed by every experience we have, everything we observe.
Emptiness isn't a thing, really, but the way of things... the same way that flowing isn't a thing, it's the nature of water.