Tag Archives: Buddhism

One Match Lit a Regime Change in 1963

The Heart of Thích Quảng Đức When it comes to dying for a cause, this Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk set the standard for others to follow. He set himself on fire to protest the treatment of Buddhists in South Vietnam. … Continue reading

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Buddha’s in the Eye of the Beholder

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On the Way to Seventh Heaven

A Soul’s Journey I bought this book primarily because there was a quote on the cover by Taylor Caldwell: “I thought this book profoundly beautiful and mysteriously consoling and most inspiring.” A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog … Continue reading

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To Blog or Not to Blog

THAT is the Question William Shakespeare would have had no problem answering this one. Writers, by trade, must write. But what if they have nothing to say? Have you ever known anyone with an opinion holding back? Take reviewers of … Continue reading

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How to “Hear”: Listen Without Judgment

  Hear, Here There is a simple solution to the problem of missed communication: instead of listening to formulate a response, try listening to understand the other person. Too often we want to appear clever to others, so we do … Continue reading

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How to “See”: Gaze Without Looking

  Scrying I was walking the dogs this morning, when a thought occurred to me: “gaze without seeing”. We had just crossed the road and a car was approaching. A cursory glance showed me that it was a Kia, and … Continue reading

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Chakra Colours: Waves or Rays?

During a card reading yesterday, the reader found that she was in the midst of a colour wave: blue. When I said it was related to the Throat Chakra, she said that she didn’t see it that way. Her usual … Continue reading

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Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Is that even possible? It occurred to me yesterday that when we use Astrology to help us understand what is actually going on behind the scenes, we forget some of the basic ideas as they pertain to us. When discussing … Continue reading

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