Category Archives: Dharma Bits

Joke! Buddhist Monk

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Robert Lax Poem/Koan

Robert Lax’s answer to the Koan:  “Show me your face before you were born.”

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Namaste

Namaste is a respectful greeting, salutation, and even valediction in Hindu culture. Most commonly in the West we use it as a respectful affirmation with someone we feel comfortable with in an environment that it is most proper to use. … Continue reading

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Sadhu

A Sadhu is a religious ascetic or holy person most commonly found in India.  This is some incredible street art thanks to an awesome fellow wordpress blogger!

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Buddhist Teaching

The non-doing of any evil, the performance of what’s skillful, the cleansing of one’s own mind: this is the teaching of the Awakened.

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Zen in the Prairies

I sit quietly by the lake. Enjoying the magnificence of life. I hear the Canadian geese start to arrive and crash the water.  For a moment I have to assert myself as the squawk of a goose threatens to destroy me and … Continue reading

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Thanks to “August Meditations”

In Genjokoan, Zen Master Dogen wrote: “Conveying oneself toward all things to carry out practice-enlightenment is delusion. All things coming and carrying out practice-enlightenment through the self is realization.” A few nights ago I was scrolling the buddhist blogs on … Continue reading

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