Aspirations inspire us, while expectations simply lead us into cycles of hope and fear: hope that what we want will happen; fear that it won't. - Joseph Goldstein
Thursday 29 July 2021 (HKT)

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Are More People the Answer?

Are More People the Answer?

Margaret Meloni
Lessons from the Buddha on coping with loss
Suffering and Rainy Days

Suffering and Rainy Days

Sensei Alex Kakuyo
Buddhist advice for skillfully working with our desires
What Motivated Bodhisattva Dharmakara to Make the 48 Great Vows?

What Motivated Bodhisattva Dharmakara to Make the 48 Great Vows?

Alan Kwan
The story of Amitabha’s final mortal life
Duality, Dharma, and the Brain

Duality, Dharma, and the Brain

Paola Di Maio
The brain’s role in creating our dualistic world and experience
Being or Doing? Or Both? Or Neither?

Being or Doing? Or Both? Or Neither?

Ratnadevi
A meditation from the vegetable patch
The Mantras We Say and the Stories We Play

The Mantras We Say and the Stories We Play

Tiffani Gyatso
The art of shaping our inner landscape
Excerpts from The Zen Priestess and the Snake: A Woman’s Path of Transformation and Healing Through Rediscovery of the Great Mother Tradition

Excerpts from The Zen Priestess and the Snake: A Woman’s Path of Transformation and Healing Through Rediscovery of the Great Mother Tradition

Roshi Shinko Perez
Celebrating the rising of women in an ancient tradition
The Mongolian Buddhist Canon as a Symbol of Cultural Dialogue between India and Mongolia: An Interview with Prof. Shashi Bala

The Mongolian Buddhist Canon as a Symbol of Cultural Dialogue between India and Mongolia: An Interview with Prof. Shashi Bala

Lyudmila Klasanova
A new stage in the resurgence of Mongolian’s spiritual and intellectual heritage
Understanding the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path

Understanding the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path

David Dale Holmes
Walking the Middle Way of the Buddha
Buddhistdoor View: Expanding our Vision in a New Era of Space Exploration

Buddhistdoor View: Expanding our Vision in a New Era of Space Exploration

Buddhistdoor Global
Does commercial space travel expand our dreams or reflect our worst tendencies?
Connecting the Past and Present of Shugendo – The Revival of Japan’s Ancient Mountain Ascetic Tradition, Part Four

Connecting the Past and Present of Shugendo – The Revival of Japan’s Ancient Mountain Ascetic Tradition, Part Four

Alena Eckelmann
Restoration of the Kumano Shugen, a Shugendo group in the Kumano area of Japan
Beginner’s Mind: Lump on a Log

Beginner’s Mind: Lump on a Log

Justyn Friedler
Reflections on environment, interconnection, and equanimity

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29 Jul 2021
Nonprofit joins international effort to help Cambodia through the pandemic
28 Jul 2021
Kingdom fully vaccinates 90 per cent of adult population in a week
27 Jul 2021
Members of many faiths, including Buddhists, have been targeted in recent years
26 Jul 2021
Funeral ceremony and cremation held today at Geumsan-sa
23 Jul 2021
Sharing food offerings with vulnerable communities

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Death Dhamma
By Margaret Meloni
Uploaded 29 Jul 2021
Bodhisattva 4.0
By John Harvey Negru
Uploaded 28 Jul 2021
The Ordinary Buddhist
By Sensei Alex Kakuyo
Uploaded 27 Jul 2021
Teachings of Amitabha
By Alan Kwan
Uploaded 26 Jul 2021
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