In My Mind's Zen Garden
  • Zen Garden
    Impressions of Buddhism and the Need for Compassion

    I haven’t spoken much about Buddhism, and it seems that it’s taken a backseat on this blog. Nevertheless, it’s always on my mind. And daily I continue working on the practice of compassion in daily life, although certain world leaders make it very hard to be compassionate when they are not, and the sad irony is that they are in positions of power where they can greatly influence the masses.

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    Jesus Christ and the Buddha Duality

    In this article, I explore the teachings of Jesus Christ and the Buddha, and make the connection of love, compassion and tolerance between both religions.

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  • Buddha Altar
    Love Always Trumps Hate

    Very similar to the words of Martin Luther King, Jr… but The Buddha’s message is from the 3rd Century BCE. Both messages are of profound wisdom, of Peace, Love and Understanding…

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  • “We Are What We Think…”

    Depending on your current point-of-view, and whether you are ready to accept the teaching or not, the words below could be the most profound thing you’ve ever read… …or it could simply be just words lost in time… From The Dhammapada.

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  • Zen Garden
    [Video] The Yogis of Tibet: A Documentary

    Yogi. An individual who has spent years in isolated retreat practicing secret self-transforming physical and mental exercises, and through these techniques has developed extraordinary control over both mind and body. This video enlightens us about the history and traditions of the spiritual masters of Tibet. In a land that

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  • Buddha Altar
    The Zen-Yoga Approximation

    “The obstacle IS the path.” ~Zen Proverb You may have figured out that the last two posts had titles similar to episode titles from The Big Bang Theory. These days many of us have become fans of The Big Bang Theory. No doubt it’s one of the most popular

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