​From Sariputra to the World-honored One

THE ART OF TEACHING WITHOUT TEACHING Sariputra said to the Buddha, requesting him to Teach (lecture) the assembly: Dharma King, none more highly honored, speak, we beg you, without reserve! In this assembly of numberless beings are those capable of reverent belief. The Buddha responded, hinting at a lack of urgency in Teaching: Stop, stop, … Continue reading ​From Sariputra to the World-honored One

​Prophecies concerning the appearance of Lord Kalki

KALKI AVATAR As the 10,000 year period of the Golden Age within Kali-yuga comes to a close, the lower modes of material nature will become so strong that people will lose interest in spiritual topics. Everyone will become godless. The devotees, bhaktas, and sages that are left on the planet by this time will be … Continue reading ​Prophecies concerning the appearance of Lord Kalki

The salvific power of the Christ

Through arduous effort and single-minded worship and reverence,  one’s  mind  is transformed  by  the  Christ's  power,  so  that one acquires  the  Christ's  wisdom.  This realization  of  unconditional humility  [‘trust’, i.e.  self-abandonment] is  not  a  union  of  our minds  and  the  Buddha’s [Christ is another name for Buddha Maitreya]  mind  brought about  through  a  gradual deepening … Continue reading The salvific power of the Christ