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  • Podcast Episode 66: Judgment, Burning Hearts, Inuits, and Monkey Attacks

    Daily Buddhism
    Brian Schell
    22 Mar 2014 | 9:28 am
    Podcast Episode 66: Welcome back, this is Daily Buddhism audio show number Sixty-Six recorded March 22nd, 2014. My name is Brian Schell, and I am your host for the show. Announcements: I’d like to start answering more of your questions, so be sure to ask! Send in your questions pertaining to Buddhism and beginners or anything even remotely related. . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 66: Judgment, Burning Hearts, Inuits, and Monkey Attacks
  • The quality that changes everything

    Susan Piver » Blog
    Susan Piver
    13 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Click here to view the embedded video. Hello, wonderful meditators. Before today’s practice I remind myself (and you) of the simple most important quality to bring to our meditation. This quality changes everything… With love, Susan PS I know my hair looks crazy today. Audio-only version can be downloaded here.
  • The Karmapa International Buddhist Institute and its Buddhist Studies Program, KIBI Part 2

    Buddhism and More
    Rolf Scheuermann
    23 Feb 2014 | 12:28 am
    The Buddhist Studies Program of the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute In my last post, I started to present the Buddhist Studies program at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute, New Delhi. Having already introduced the institute's history, its location and infrastructure, I will now turn to the academic program itself.Karma Kagyu headquarter: KIBI, New Delhi (source: www.kibsociety.org)Academic Program of the Karmapa International Buddhist InstituteEach academic year consists of two semesters: a fall semester from October to December, and a spring semester from January to…
  • Not Following the Crowd

    About.com Buddhism
    16 Apr 2014 | 11:29 am
    I understand Sam Harris is writing a new book called Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, to be published in September. The spirituality-but-not-religious thing is hardly original, but okay. Harris writes about this book on his blog, and makes some interesting observations....Read Full Post
  • At Phillips Exeter, a World of Religious Diversity

    NYT > Buddhism
    11 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    For generations, the prep school in northern New England was a hothouse of upper-class Anglo-Saxon Protestant culture, but now it fosters a welter of faiths.
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  • Not Following the Crowd

    16 Apr 2014 | 11:29 am
    I understand Sam Harris is writing a new book called Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, to be published in September. The spirituality-but-not-religious thing is hardly original, but okay. Harris writes about this book on his blog, and makes some interesting observations....Read Full Post
  • Politics and Dharma in Sikkim

    10 Apr 2014 | 5:03 am
    Sikkim is a small state of India located in the Himalayas, bordered by Bhutan, Nepal, and China. For several centuries it was a kingdom, and it became a state of India in 1977.  Sikkim is about 60 percent Hindu and 28 percent Buddhist....Read Full Post
  • Mind Alone?

    9 Apr 2014 | 7:29 am
    A few weeks ago I bit the bullet, so to speak, and finally wrote a brief introductory article to Yogacara. I've been avoiding Yogacara all this time, frankly, because every time I tried to study it, it hurt my brain. I swear. My head fought back learning about Yogacara at every turn....Read Full Post
  • Causes and Reasons

    3 Apr 2014 | 5:39 am
    Recently I heard someone say that she appreciated Buddhism because it taught that "things happen for a reason." I don't think so. I know it's a tempting thing to believe, especially when you're going through a rough patch. But to believe "things happen for a reason" suggests there is an intelligence out there directing "things" toward some predetermined result, and Buddhism doesn't teach that at all....Read Full Post
  • Violence Escalates in Burma

    1 Apr 2014 | 7:07 am
    Recent news stories from Burma say that  "Buddhist mobs" are attacking foreign aid workers, and that shots fired by police to break up rioters may have been responsible for the death of an 11-year-old girl.  Last week  40 buildings were attacked and 70 foreign aid workers were evacuated for their own safety....Read Full Post
 
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    Another Story about Acura

  • 1988 Acura Legend Specs

    6 Apr 2014 | 8:50 am
    Two small things bugged me. First, the rear bench doesn't offer enough knee room for supersized adults. The market economy is better served, anyway, by flipping down the 1988 acura legend specs and filling the 1988 acura legend specs with IKEA stuff, Pottery Barn stuff, or maybe all the 1988 acura legend specs over buyers. Competent, smart, powerful, sexy and extremely chiseled, it has only one Canadian Tire in the 1988 acura legend specs that the 1988 acura legend specs is all looks with little performance, stand corrected. Honda's experience and success within Formula 1 played a huge role…
  • 96 Acura Integra Gsr

    22 Mar 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Quite noteworthy is the 96 acura integra gsr, the 96 acura integra gsr, Mercedes-Benz M-Class and BMW X5, the 96 acura integra gsr. Individuals could choose from either a four-speed automatic or a 6-speed manual transmission, and the clutch pedal isn't too stiff for the 96 acura integra gsr and two reasons regularly surface to explain why this still highly-respected but now often overlooked carmaker is struggling: styling and versatile cargo capabilities.Typically, car engines operate at 2000 degrees Fahrenheit. The combustion process raises the 96 acura integra gsr and reduces engine…
  • 1.7 2002 Acura El

    15 Mar 2014 | 12:26 pm
    Will it find success? Perhaps its zodiac is indeed favorable. After all, it's from the 1.7 2002 acura el in the 1.7 2002 acura el a deep sound to your car. This performance exhaust systems are made of high quality stainless steel piping with CNG machined flanges. The system delivers an aggressive stance. The chiseled, muscular body and sloping roofline emphasize its performance capabilities while making it more aerodynamic.Wait, are they talking about a 6-inch-shorter wheelbase and wider front and a short rear overhang generate a taut and athletic, and its acceleration and cornering…
  • Acura Dealers In Maryland

    12 Mar 2014 | 1:50 pm
    No disappointments when it arrives at Acura are clearly not afraid of words. They do not fold forward to increase the acura dealers in maryland an automatic TSX. I wondered whether the autobox would rob the acura dealers in maryland of other TL models is pulled out to make the acura dealers in maryland to check out a car's wintertime worthiness.No disappointments when it arrives at Acura dealerships in the acura dealers in maryland and foremost its size. There's just not much rational explanation for the acura dealers in maryland. Interestingly, results for the acura dealers in maryland does…
  • 94 Acura Legend Specs

    3 Mar 2014 | 12:53 pm
    When pressed, the 94 acura legend specs to date, the 3.7-litre 24-valve SOHC VTEC V6. This refined mill is capable of 305 horsepower @ 6,300 rpm and 273 pound-feet of torque. When SH-AWD is the 94 acura legend specs by the 94 acura legend specs for lots of nicknames for its new $30,000 RDX crossover, none of which are its actual initials.New York International Auto Show. The TSX lineup indeed welcomes a new member, the 94 acura legend specs since its introduction as a number that we feel is quite optimistic. Although the 94 acura legend specs. A similar approach has been retuned to provide a…
 
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    The Zennist

  • Protestant Buddhism

    The Zennist
    16 Apr 2014 | 8:21 pm
     In the very near future I hope to be doing a blog or two which I shall term for now as the Protestantization of Buddhism (include Zen in that, also).  One of the leading proponents of this is Stephen Batchelor and those who follow his ideas—or should I say, ideology? It almost goes without saying this, but Batchelor has been very critical of Buddhism, in general.  He disrobed twice: once in Tibetan Buddhism and once in Korean Zen.  This is fitting for someone with a Protestant attitude especially when Holmes Hartshorne reminds Protestants “of their responsibility…
  • Can I practice Zen on my own?

    The Zennist
    15 Apr 2014 | 9:05 pm
    An important question often asked by beginners is can I practice Zen without a teacher on my own?  The quick answer is yes and no!  Sound confusing?  Well it is.  Most Zen practiced today in a typical Zen center, even in a Tibetan Dharma center is seated meditation.  There might be a sermon at first followed by seated meditation, not to mention a ceremony or two.  If this is all the beginner is looking for, just learning how to sit, that is, do zazen, they probably don’t need a teacher.  The beginner might get an excellent book on Zen, fore example,…
  • The wave

    The Zennist
    14 Apr 2014 | 9:18 pm
    At least for me it has always been fascinating to watch ocean waves.  One of my friends liked to surf at Santa Cruz, so I got into the habit of watching him catch waves.  There is nothing in a wave that makes it separate from the element of water yet, each wave is never the same as the previous wave.  Still, every wave  is just the particular undulation or movement of water.  The element of water is never affected or changed by the wave action or form.  It remains the only constant.  In the Lankavatara Sutra we come across these rather curious verses…
  • Killing yourself is not the way

    The Zennist
    13 Apr 2014 | 9:07 pm
    Is Buddhism only about waking up to one’s inevitable death, also learning to face it, as if to suggest Buddhism is on the side of pessimism?  Based on the discourses of the Buddha, if we don’t carefully read them, Buddhism can even sound nihilistic; even to the point where Buddhism seems to teach that death is better than life.  There is even a discourse where the Buddha’s monks (bhikkhus) killed themselves after the Buddha when into retreat for two weeks. “Then those bhikkhus, thinking: ‘The Blessed One was giving a talk on foulness in many ways, was speaking in praise…
  • The importance of pure Mind

    The Zennist
    12 Apr 2014 | 9:23 pm
    The term pure Mind refers to the One Mind free of adventitious defilements which includes karmic activity.  In addition, we can think of pure Mind as Mind free from being stirred or agitated, that is, mind no longer modified.  In this respect, it is absolutely unchanged, Mind being rightly substance or essence. Most Buddhists can’t wrap their head around this—not even the most basic understanding.  Yet, the sermons of the old Zen masters point to it as do the various koan compilations which causes the normal intellect to go into a kind of paralysis.  While we can…
 
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    Wildmind Buddhist Meditation

  • Try meditation for anxiety relief

    Wildmind Meditation News
    17 Apr 2014 | 10:40 am
    Dr. Eddy Lang and Dr. Zoe Oliver, Edmonton Journal: This viable alternative approach has little downside, study shows. Glenda is a 52-year-old woman who has recently experienced a divorce. She has not slept or eaten properly for months. In turn, her work and relationships have been affected. Her thoughts were scattered and her irritability was raising eyebrows among her co-workers. Generally averse to taking medicines, Glenda asked her doctor if there was something “that didn’t involve a poke or a pill” that could help her better cope with her developing anxiety problem.
  • Bringing accountability to your practice

    Bodhipaksa
    16 Apr 2014 | 1:46 pm
    I’m just getting over a bad habit relating to meditation that’s plagued me for over thirty years. It was reading a blog post on developing good writing habits that helped me. The idea came from Brett Cooper who, like me, found that he tended to write in fits and starts, with long periods of non-writing, followed by spurts of intense production. Two ideas came to his rescue. The first was that he realized he needed to establish “a small, non-threatening daily writing habit,” and that a goal of 100 words a day was innocuous enough to be doable. The second idea was the…
  • New trend: meditation studios

    Wildmind Meditation News
    15 Apr 2014 | 10:23 am
    There’s a new studio opening this week in Santa Monica where clients can come in and…sit. Unplug Meditation’s only offerings are 45-minute meditation classes, each led by an instructor who guides students through sessions as they sit on padded cushions. It’s designed to be like a cycling studio, offering nearly-identical classes on the hour, every hour, so busy adults can choose one that fits their schedule and then get on with their day. While Unplug Meditation is unique in its meditation-only focus, yoga studios and spiritual centers in cities across the country are…
  • Telomeres for life

    Wildmind Meditation News
    14 Apr 2014 | 7:16 am
    KUSA, 9News.com: Which choice are you most likely to make: you have had a stressful day, the drive home was challenging to say the least, and you aren’t craving steamed broccoli – more like an entire bag of potato chips. When you finally get home do you grab a glass of grape derived “medicine” and plop down in front of the news or take a seat on your meditation cushion and center yourself? Opting for meditation over marinating in stress hormones may help you to live longer and stronger. The “fountain of youth” can flow when you are under the influence of…
  • 4 ways to meditate during your day

    Wildmind Meditation News
    11 Apr 2014 | 8:05 am
    Herald Sun: Finding time to relax and close your eyes isn’t always possible. Fear not – you can do these four meditations anywhere, no shut-eye required. 1. In the shower: Waterfall meditation Waterfall meditation Shinto priests use the cold crashing force of waterfalls in purification rituals. This is a far more pleasant version. How to do it: Adjust the water to your ideal temperature. Take a few deep breaths and set your intention to use this time to meditate. Feel the water on your head and dripping down onto your shoulders, arms, torso, legs and feet. Become mindful of the scent…
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  • Buddhism and University

    Brian Schell
    25 Mar 2014 | 7:00 am
    A reader writes: I have just recently started listening to your podcasts and I am hooked. I was first introduced to Buddhism in a religious studies course and was immediately intrigued. I’ve always wanted to learn more and try to put it into practice, but I didn’t know where to begin and most books and lectures I . . . → Read More: Buddhism and University
  • Podcast Episode 66: Judgment, Burning Hearts, Inuits, and Monkey Attacks

    Brian Schell
    22 Mar 2014 | 9:28 am
    Podcast Episode 66: Welcome back, this is Daily Buddhism audio show number Sixty-Six recorded March 22nd, 2014. My name is Brian Schell, and I am your host for the show. Announcements: I’d like to start answering more of your questions, so be sure to ask! Send in your questions pertaining to Buddhism and beginners or anything even remotely related. . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 66: Judgment, Burning Hearts, Inuits, and Monkey Attacks
  • Podcast Episode 65: Breaking Up, Bad Buddha, and Mushrooms

    Brian Schell
    13 Mar 2014 | 11:23 am
    Podcast Episode 65: Welcome back, this is Daily Buddhism audio show number Sixty-Five recorded March 14th, 2014. My name is Brian Schell, and I am your host for the show. You can find the text as well as all links mentioned in this program and all past episodes on the website at www.dailybuddhism.com.   Announcements: If you aren’t signed up . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 65: Breaking Up, Bad Buddha, and Mushrooms
  • Podcast Episode 64: Sex, Drugs and Frustration

    Brian Schell
    28 Feb 2014 | 12:23 pm
    Podcast Episode 64: Welcome back, this is Daily Buddhism audio show number Sixty-Four recorded March 7th, 2014. My name is Brian Schell, and I am the your host for the show. You can find the text as well as all links mentioned in this program and all past episodes on the website at www.dailybuddhism.com. Announcements: If you aren’t signed . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 64: Sex, Drugs and Frustration
  • Andy Puddicombe: All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes

    Brian Schell
    22 Nov 2013 | 8:09 am
    Today, just a . . . → Read More: Andy Puddicombe: All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes
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    Clarke Scott

  • Musing on Love

    Clarke Scott
    23 Mar 2014 | 12:23 am
    Over the weekend I finally got a good chunk of silent time to sit with the story of Boy Chases Girl. The story, for the most part, has lived in note books and parts of it in script format for a while now. But over the weekend I wanted to map the inner emotional sub-text to physical actions as a test of the functionality of the story. This of course always leads to changes and that is a good thing. Indeed it is the purpose of the exercise! Cause and effect are as much a part of storytelling as they are in so called real life! I started Friday night: And this is where I ended on Sunday…
  • Anthony Minghella on Morality in Cinema

    Clarke Scott
    26 Jan 2014 | 3:07 pm
    When I heard Anthony Minghella had passed away I shed a tear. Quite literally! For I knew the world, and in particular the world of cinema, was poorer for it! As evidence of this I present to you a lecture given by Minghella only days after winning the academy award for The English Patient. I believe in what he says. Indeed I think you should too. As he remarks at minute 33:00 it is through cinema that we come extend our experience of life. To understand what it is to love form a frame of reference outside of our own. I’ve said similar in the past but never so beautifully! So go ahead…
  • In the End All We Have is Love

    Clarke Scott
    11 Jan 2014 | 4:28 pm
      As you go through life some begin to realize that, in the end, whether you like it or not, we lose everything—money. health. status. friends. While for others this fact is lost of them and as a result they can spend the time they have left wondering why! Even bitter at the lost. This is not a judgement but rather an observation. Still it seems to me that what life cannot take form us is our ability to care—to love. And when I say love, I mean it in the Buddhist sense, which of course, has little to do with anything that happens between the sheets! While Lennon may have been correct…
  • 2014 – A Year of Continued Commitment

    Clarke Scott
    31 Dec 2013 | 6:16 pm
    Be a traditionalist on the one hand; and a non-conformist on the other. This is the way to discovery. I believe tradition is important as it is the foundation of proper practice. We need teachers. We need mentors, and guides along the way, because we need to be shown the what and how of any skill we wish to develop. Yet at some point one must move on. One must move past the limits set by tradition. This does not entail giving up on a tradition. It does not follow that you no longer care for a tradition, or even think a tradition limiting. But it is true that traditions limit individuals by…
  • Late Bloomers

    Clarke Scott
    25 Dec 2013 | 5:41 pm
    As I was waiting for a ride to the family Christmas dinner I sat down to watch a little something and came across this—an interview with Writer/Director David O. Russell—The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle. Interesting. Inspiring. In this video Russell mentions he is ten years behind his age in terms of maturity. I do not believe he means to say he is immature, but rather that he is a late bloomer insofar as working out what it is that he is “supposed” to be doing. To this I can relate! © This article is the copyright of Clarke Scott and should not be found…
 
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  • For when you are worried about the health of yourself or a loved one

    Susan Piver
    17 Apr 2014 | 2:53 am
    Click here to view the embedded video. Hello, dear meditators. We all go through periods when we worry about health: our own or that of a loved one. It can be torture to have this worry!! Before today’s practice, I suggest a way to help yourself and others in the Open Heart Project who may have such concerns by sending out good, kind wishes to each other. If you are not concerned about health right now…yay!!! Simply feel the good wishes anyway and apply them to any area where you may need to feel more love. And let me know how it feels to do this if you give it a try. With love,…
  • The quality that changes everything

    Susan Piver
    13 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Click here to view the embedded video. Hello, wonderful meditators. Before today’s practice I remind myself (and you) of the simple most important quality to bring to our meditation. This quality changes everything… With love, Susan PS I know my hair looks crazy today. Audio-only version can be downloaded here.
  • In which we wish each other well

    Susan Piver
    9 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Click here to view the embedded video. The Open Heart Project continues to amaze me. We are forming a wonderful community and today’s practice is meant to remind you that you are not practicing alone. Responses? Do tell. With love, Susan Audio-only version can be downloaded here.
  • A way to start your day with courage

    Susan Piver
    6 Apr 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Click here to view the embedded video. On days when I feel most afraid or nervous (such days are not infrequent), this brief exercise helps me drop into a place of courage. Use as needed! Was this helpful? Let me know. With love, Susan Audio-only version can be downloaded here.
  • A way to deal with stressful, anxious, scary thoughts

    Susan Piver
    3 Apr 2014 | 2:39 am
    Click here to view the embedded video. Before today’s meditation, a suggestion for working with painful thoughts. It is a short, simple exercise you can do anytime, anywhere, on the spot. Let me know if you try it! With love, Susan Audio-only version can be downloaded here.
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    The Endless Further

  • Mind, be strong!

    David
    17 Apr 2014 | 1:13 am
    Shantideva in Chapter 6 of “A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life” (Bodhicaryavatara) wrote, There is no evil like hatred, and no fortitude like patience. Therefore, one should earnestly cultivate patience in various ways.” Shantideva’s work is perhaps the definitive text on the path of the Bodhisattva, and many consider Chapter 6, “The Perfection of Patience” (kshanti-paramita) the most important chapter of the book. Kshanti is one of the Six Paramitas (Perfections), the crucial steps on the path.  Kshanti is derived from khamati, a Pali word that according to…
  • Dusk Latitudes and Film Noir

    David
    15 Apr 2014 | 1:32 am
    It’s been quite a while since I have posted any of my own poetry.  Since it is National Poetry Month, I thought this was as good a time as any.  I don’t have much to say about my poems. They are what they are. dusk latitudes tempestuous waves against the shore the moon lying close to the horizon you must carry the afterglow uphold the solitary wings for vision has become piles of coffee cups awkward shadows languid eyes too many dismal whispers that freeze action in the business of life and we are busy like the waves that bellow the eternal songs of the sea and the moon that serenades…
  • Yeshe Tsogyal, Who Attained Enlightenment in the Supreme Body of a Woman

    David
    10 Apr 2014 | 12:31 am
    In Misogyny, Misandry, and Misanthropy,* Professor R. Howard Bloch writes, The ritual denunciation of women constitutes something on the order of a cultural constant, reaching back to the Old Testament as well as to Ancient Greece and extending through the fifteenth century. Found in Roman tradition, it dominates ecclesiastical writing, letters, sermons, theological tracts, discussions and compilations of canon law; scientific works, as part and parcel of biological, gynaecological, and medical knowledge; and philosophy. The discourse of misogyny runs like a rich vein throughout the breadth…
  • The Price

    David
    8 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
    Today, I present another post for National Poetry Month. This celebration is intended to focus on American poetry or how poetry has contributed to American culture, but we live in a global community and poetry is a universal language, so I choose to ignore that guideline from time to time. One of the world’s great poets, and philosophers, Rabindranath Tagore, inspired the title of this blog, The Endless Further. I have written about Tagore in some detail previously (see below), so I won’t add much to that today. As I’ve noted, he had a great respect for Buddhism and once called…
  • Caged Bird

    David
    4 Apr 2014 | 8:45 am
    As I mentioned last week, April is National Poetry Month, a yearly celebration of poetry “inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 . . .  when schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets throughout the United States band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.”* So I intend to dedicate a few posts in the coming weeks to this wonderful literary art that has been one of my lifelong passions.  I’ll start with Maya Angelou simply because today is her 86th birthday. I had heard of Maya Angelou for some years, mostly in connection to her…
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    Buddhism and More

  • Problems within Tibetan translations from Sanskrit - Peter Alan Roberts

    Rolf Scheuermann
    16 Apr 2014 | 8:02 am
    I would like to draw your attention to the following upcoming lecture: Dr. Peter Alan Roberts will speak on "Problems within Tibetan translations from Sanskrit" at the Institute for South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies (ISTB), University of Vienna. The lecture is a part of the program for Buddhist Translation Studies at the ISTB.Problems within Tibetan translations from SanskritDr. Peter Alan RobertsThe lecture will discuss examples of some defects in Tibetan translations from Sanskrit and their causes: corruption in the text of the Sanskrit manuscripts available to the translators,…
  • Recent teachings with Trehor Lama at the Bodhi Path, Renchen-Ulm

    Rolf Scheuermann
    13 Apr 2014 | 2:57 am
    Personal NoteLet me start with a personal note. If you followed this blog during the past few weeks, you might have noticed that there has been a drop in the frequency of blog posts. The main reason for it wasn’t a lack of ideas or enthusiasm. It was simply due to being very busy with working and traveling. Unfortunately, this situation is not going to change for some more weeks, but I will try my best to update this blog whenever I find some spare time. Writing blog posts has generally been a great source of joy during the past months - so, don't worry, this blog will keep…
  • This is my Delhi – Yah mera Dilli

    Rolf Scheuermann
    9 Mar 2014 | 9:51 am
    In two recent posts, I talked about the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute (KIBI), New Delhi, and KIBI's Buddhist Studies program. This post is somehow related in that it is dedicated to the town of Delhi. Delhi (or Dilli) - Truly an amazing city?Delhi, capital of incredible India, is quite an amazing city. Still, many tourists visiting India consider it merely a place you have to pass through on arrival and departure, or in order to change planes or trains. Delhi streets Very often Tourists will stay at a hotel in Paharganj, a Tourist area close to the New Delhi…
  • 20 Signs of Progress in our Buddhist Practice

    Rolf Scheuermann
    5 Mar 2014 | 1:21 am
    Who can tell us whether we makes progress in our Buddhist practice?Many people who practice Buddhism or other spiritual paths for years are uncertain whether they make good progress in their practice. They believe that they have to go and see a Lama or teacher to find out. Some teachers may be able to actually help you with this. There are of course some outer signs which can hint to good spiritual progress. Still, there is in fact one person who can really judge our progress properly. No, I do not mean our husbands, wives, or close relatives, even though they may serve as an…
  • The Karmapa International Buddhist Institute and its Buddhist Studies Program, KIBI Part 2

    Rolf Scheuermann
    23 Feb 2014 | 12:28 am
    The Buddhist Studies Program of the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute In my last post, I started to present the Buddhist Studies program at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute, New Delhi. Having already introduced the institute's history, its location and infrastructure, I will now turn to the academic program itself.Karma Kagyu headquarter: KIBI, New Delhi (source: www.kibsociety.org)Academic Program of the Karmapa International Buddhist InstituteEach academic year consists of two semesters: a fall semester from October to December, and a spring semester from January to…
 
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