Awaken Spirit – Buddhism

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Smiling Buddha Kriya

August 18th, 2019|

by Yogi Bhajan: Historically this is a very outstanding kriya… […]

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Showing Up – Arjuna Ardagh

December 11th, 2018|

by Arjuna Ardagh: We just completed a one-week Radical Brilliance Laboratory near Freiburg in Germany… […]

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You Are the Buddha – Adyashanti

November 8th, 2018|

by Adyashanti: Rediscovered years later in an old file, the following talk was written by Adyashanti in preparation for the first silent retreat he taught, in July 1997: […]

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What Is The Universal Mind?

September 21st, 2018|

by Bill Scheffel: I once heard Tsoknyi Rinpoche comment that terms for the unconditional – such as “Buddha nature” or “unborn awareness”… […]

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Joseph Campbell: On Becoming an Adult

September 19th, 2018|

Joseph Campbell speaks about the rituals of becoming an adult, throughout indigenous people in the world, which includes fear and fighting of the symbolic gods. […]

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Old Age Is Not Guaranteed

August 7th, 2018|

Zen training talks a lot about death. But one practitioner found that it doesn’t necessarily prepare you to face your own. […]

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The 10 Qualities Of Buddhahood

July 11th, 2018|

by Kedar Nath: Gautama Buddha’s magnanimous qualities are well known across the world and are mentioned in important texts such as the “Tipitaka: The Pali Canon” or the “Forty Methods of Samatha Bhavana” in the ancient [...]

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The Path Towards Nirvana

June 16th, 2018|

by Kedar Nath: The path towards nirvana is an arduous path which starts with cessation  and ends with cessation… […]

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The Life Of Gautama Buddha

June 14th, 2018|

by Kedar Nath: Buddha taught the message of mercy and non-violence towards all living beings… […]

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Why Buddhists Have More Fun – Robert Thurman

May 1st, 2018|

Can your life be guided by fun, joy, and happiness even in these troubling times? Buddhist scholar and philosopher Robert Thurman says, with Buddhism, it can… […]

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Mysticism Defined by D.T. Suzuki

March 27th, 2018|

D. T. Suzuki is credited with bringing Zen to America. Through books, articles, and teaching, Suzuki helped make Zen instruction widely accessible in North America. […]

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What Is Enlightenment? – Adyashanti

March 25th, 2018|

Adyashanti:  Many people think that enlightenment is an altered state of consciousness. Actually, what we perceive every day through the distorted lens of ego is the truly altered state […]

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Beat Zen – Alan Watts

March 12th, 2018|

by Alan Watts: It is as difficult for Anglo-Saxons as for the Japanese to absorb anything quite so Chinese as Zen.  […]

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Psychedelics and Religious Experience – Alan Watts

February 21st, 2018|

by Alan Watts: The experiences resulting from the use of psychedelic drugs are often described in religious terms. They are therefore of interest to those like myself who, in the tradition of William James, are concerned [...]