Something odd happened this morning.
I woke up, staring at the ceiling, and realized that I didn’t have a thought or emotion yet; I was empty… 33 more words
There are 2 passages in the Vairocana Sutra, which talks about the Great Self – to the point that even our very own Buddha’s lineage – Sakyamuni Buddha’s lineage – is called the lineage of the Great Self. 204 more words
(Unless otherwise indicated, terms are in Pāḷi, followed by Sanskrit in parentheses)
It is difficult to use human language, which itself is often based on the physical assumptions and constructs of our physical world, to explain philosophical and religious phenomena that originate in or involve things that are non-physical or metaphysical. 1,985 more words
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“Our own mind is like a mirror which reflects the universe and you watch the reflection.
“Before, we would take these reflections for reality so that we became entranced, repelled or indifferent to them.