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The Path of the Bodhisattva

The Bodhisattva discovers in herself the source of the complete mental attitude that cuts the root of all anxiety.

When the questions, “Who am I?”, “Why am I here?” and “What direction should I take?” have been resolved through understanding,

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A Buddhist Sunday - A bit of Wisdom

Compassion is nothing if not accompanied by wisdom. According to some Buddhist traditions a person has attained enlightenment when they find the perfect balance between compassion and wisdom. 202 more words


Bodhichitta Tarot Spread

When I became interested in tarot again, I really had no sense of how it might connect to my Buddhist practice. I’ve been thinking about the relationship between tarot and Buddhism–as I understand each of these–a lot lately and haven’t really seen much of a connection. 1,001 more words


Mission Statement

The preceding posts are my own versions of “The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva”.  Here I present my own composite of them all, together, as a life mission statement. 359 more words


Practice 37

Through all our practices we hope to build a life of service, in the process of seeking enlightenment, both for ourselves and for all.

This work requires wisdom, discipline and perseverance, character. 21 more words


Practice 32

We are to be humble. We cannot seek to help others if we consider ourselves superior.

So we do not highlight the faults of others at anytime – neither to their faces, nor in idle gossip. 8 more words