Laughter without a tinge of philosophy or enlightenment is but a sneeze of humor. Genuine humor is replete with wisdom.
In the practice of the highest supreme wisdom, it is most difficult to meet prominent masters. Whether men or women, they must be those who have realized something indescribable.... This is the realization of the essence of the way. Therefore, they lead and benefit others, setting aside no causality or making no difference between the … Continue reading The highest supreme wisdom
THE LANGUAGE OF TRUTH IS UNARDONED AND ALWAYS SIMPLE In writing this blog, I feel like a man who is standing on a peaceful cliff looking down on a raging torrent, knowing that he must plunge into it to save a drowning child, yet aware of the possibility that both he and the child may … Continue reading About the author
THE HIDDEN GENEALOGY OF THE BUDDHAS Maitreya’s renunciation will parallel that of Gautama, but after seeing the four sights, he will spend only a week practicing the austerities, in contrast to Gautama's six years. He will sit under a naga tree and will attain enlightenment. The Divyavadana story of the Tathagata Maitreya's noble act of … Continue reading How small the past Buddha must have been!