PopMuse: Buddhism http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Do Animals Who Kill Create Negative Karma? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/aQFkWOybWT8/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/aQFkWOybWT8/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:00:45 UTC random reader at The Daily Enlightenment Question: Do animals who kill other animals create negative karma, or are they ‘excused’? Answer: Animals might kill with less actual viciousness; with more instinctive violence for food. (However, some animals like cats do catch and kill out of curiosity too, in a playful but deluded way.) When there is less intention during killing arising […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Finding Peace after a Lifetime of War https://www.lionsroar.com/finding-peace-after-a-lifetime-of-war/ https://www.lionsroar.com/finding-peace-after-a-lifetime-of-war/ Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:33:15 UTC Claude Anshin Thomas at Lion's Roar Claude Anshin Thomas writes of his experiences as a Vietnam War veteran, and his discovery of Buddhism through the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. The post Finding Peace after a Lifetime of War appeared first on Lion's Roar. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ How Comedies Can Become Scary Movies http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/uG-bEo6EnqA/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/uG-bEo6EnqA/ Mon, 11 Nov 2019 03:00:24 UTC random reader at The Daily Enlightenment Naturally, we think of comedies as the direct opposite of horror films. The first is for fun and laughter, the latter for terror and shrieks. Then again, there is a way in which a brainless comedy can morph into an absolute horror movie, before you know it. And this does not even depend on what […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Clarity Haiku http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/EkO6wQ_rTQQ/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/EkO6wQ_rTQQ/ Sat, 09 Nov 2019 03:00:29 UTC random reader at The Daily Enlightenment If you assume there is no need to clarify at all, you might already be confused. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ A More Liberated You? https://www.lionsroar.com/a-more-liberated-you/ https://www.lionsroar.com/a-more-liberated-you/ Sat, 09 Nov 2019 01:00:04 UTC Rod Meade Sperry at Lion's Roar In our Weekend Reader newsletter, Rod Meade Sperry explores Buddhist wisdom for ditching negative habits.� The post A More Liberated You? appeared first on Lion's Roar. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Buddhanature: You’re Perfect As You Are https://www.lionsroar.com/buddhanature-youre-perfect-as-you-are/ https://www.lionsroar.com/buddhanature-youre-perfect-as-you-are/ Fri, 08 Nov 2019 18:47:52 UTC Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche at Lion's Roar Why feel bad about yourself when you are naturally aware, loving, and wise? Mingyur Rinpoche explains how to see past the temporary stuff and discover your own buddhanature. The post Buddhanature: You’re Perfect As You Are appeared first on Lion's Roar. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Loving-Kindness & Compassion 慈与悲 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/rs6xiY92XjM/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/rs6xiY92XjM/ Fri, 08 Nov 2019 03:00:42 UTC random reader at The Daily Enlightenment 佛心者慈与悲:大慈则与乐,大悲则拔苦。 – 空海大师(性灵集) Those with the Buddha’s hearthave loving-kindness and compassion:with great loving-kindness thus giving joy,with great compassion thus uprooting suffering.�� – Great Master�Kūkai(Collection On Nature’s Spirituality) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ An Ode to Phoebe: The Genuine Friend https://www.lionsroar.com/an-ode-to-phoebe-the-genuine-friend/ https://www.lionsroar.com/an-ode-to-phoebe-the-genuine-friend/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 12:46:59 UTC Lama Surya Das at Lion's Roar On the 25th anniversary of "Friends," Lama Surya Das recalls the honest, kind, and thoughtful Phoebe. The post An Ode to Phoebe: The Genuine Friend appeared first on Lion's Roar. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Are You Plugging Into The Right ‘Machine’? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/HVOzkwYrJno/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thedailyenlightenment/CAWf/~3/HVOzkwYrJno/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 03:00:27 UTC random reader at The Daily Enlightenment The American philosopher Robert Nozick proposed a thought experiment, where people can choose to plug into a machine that induces exclusively pleasurable experiences. This Experience Machine (EM) guarantees only pleasures in the mind, free from any pain. He asks, ‘Would you choose to plug in?’ This question reminded me of the Buddha’s teachings on Amitābha […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Don’t Let Hatred Destroy Your Practice https://www.lionsroar.com/dont-let-hatred-destroy-your-practice/ https://www.lionsroar.com/dont-let-hatred-destroy-your-practice/ Wed, 06 Nov 2019 14:30:03 UTC The Dalai Lama at Lion's Roar His Holiness the Dalai Lama takes an in-depth look at how we can work with anger and hatred in our practice. The post Don’t Let Hatred Destroy Your Practice appeared first on Lion's Roar. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/