Bells of Mindfulness In Thich Nhat Hanh’s Buddhist tradition they use temple bells to remind them to come back to the present moment. Every time they hear the bell, they stop talking, stop their thinking, and return to themselves, breathing in and out, and smiling. If you have a bell at home, you can practice breathing and smiling with its lovely sound. This is a simple practice to find peace, calm and bring your mind back to the present moment..~~Thich Nhat Hanh~~
Prayers & positive healing thoughts for Vietnamese Zen Master,Thich Nhat Hanh (monk, poet, peace activist, scholar who accepted all Buddhist tradition, but also the teachings of Jesus Christ) was hospitalized 11 Nov. 2014 for severe brain hemhorrage. http://www.tricycle.com/blog/thich-nhat-hanh-hospitalized-severe-brain-hemorrhage in Bordeaux, France.
Reginald A. Ray, Ph.D., brings us four decades of study and intensive meditation practice within the Tibetan Buddhist tradition as well as a special gift for applying ancient wisdom to the unique problems, inspirations, and spiritual imperatives of modern people. He is the co-founder and Spiritual Director of Dharma Ocean Foundation, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the practice, study and preservation of the teachings of Reggie’s teacher, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and the…
Ancient wisdom traditions of the East - such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Daoism - have put a lot of study into the human body and mind, for thousands of years, with the goal of transcending human suffering - the realm of the ego, our mistaken identity - and living in a space of freedom, peace, and bliss. The insights and techniques that I share in this article come from the Buddhist traditions, and the teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi. By Guest Writer Giovanni Dienstmann
Satori 悟り "Understanding" In the Zen Buddhist tradition, Satori refers to the experience of Kensho. Kensho is a term used in Zen traditions meaning "seeing into one's true nature." Ken means "seeing," sho means "nature", "essence". Satori and Kensho are commonly translated as enlightenment, a word that is also used to translate Bodhi, Prajna and Buddhahood.
Selected Quotes from Nichiren's Writings | Soka Gakkai International (SGI)
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