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Buddhist Broadcasting Network

  • 25 Ways She Tells You She Loves You (Without Saying A Word)
    – By: Rebecca Jane Stokes It’s more than three little words. It shouldn’t be so hard to say I love you. After all it’s just three little words, right? But it is amazing just how much weight they carry. There are people who are trigger happy…
    - 20 Jan 17, 7:19pm -
  • 6 Reasons Women Leave the Men They Love
    (Power of Positivity) Love has no judgment, no agenda, no bias, and no bigotry. Love is love without a concrete definition. It lets go of boundaries, walls, and inhibitions. It is effortless. In relationships it does require work, but it’s just a r…
    - 20 Jan 17, 1:52am -
  • Why Women Leave Men they Love
    By: Laura Brown, Editor: Cat Beekmans We stay with men who make us feel valued. Many of us have been there. We have felt the increasing void within as someone we love treated us with indifference. We have started questioning our value and even fel…
    - 20 Jan 17, 12:44am -
  • 7 Signs You Have A Man Who Will Love You Forever
    There is nothing better than being in love. You have a bounce in your step, and simply thinking about him sends you to Cloud 9. Finding Mr. Right can be challenging, but if you are fortunate enough to pin him down, here are eight definite signs that…
    - 17 Jan 17, 3:01am -
  • How Do You Know When You Love Someone?
    I used to believe that love was a light switch. Something flicks on. You get an overwhelming sensation. It hits you like a bag of bricks. Or a strong arrow. When you know, you know. Right? Not so much. After 38 years and an expired marriage, I don’…
    - 16 Jan 17, 11:03pm -
  • Here’s Why You Should Sleep On Your Left Side (Backed by Science)

    Here’s Why You Should Sleep On Your Left Side (Backed by Science)

    Ayurvedic medicine originated thousands of years ago in Hindu medicine. The basic premise is that the entire body needs to be in harmony: Lack of harmony leads to illness. In Ayurvedic medicine, the body has three doshas, which are the Vatta, Kapha a…
    - 16 Jan 17, 10:28pm -
  • Children And Sex Education – A Buddhist View
    (Awakening Path) Teaching children the facts of sex and sexual development needs to be done with care, sensitivity and in a holistic manner. Coping with changes in sexual development is an issue every child must face, and the challenge is even more c…
    - 16 Jan 17, 12:55am -
  • 10 Little Habits that Steal Your Happiness
    – By Angel Chernoff You ultimately become what you repeatedly do.  If your habits aren’t helping you, they’re hurting you.  Here are a few examples of the latter that will steal your happiness if you let them: 1.  Focusing on everyone’s st…
    - 13 Jan 17, 9:58am -
  • How to Break the Habit of Overthinking
    Helpful ways to stop thinking and become present. One of the greatest addictions of humans, according to well known spiritual teacher and author Eckhart Tolle, is thinking. While it’s an addiction you won’t usually hear about, we all struggle wit…
    - 13 Jan 17, 7:59am -
  • 3 Reasons Why Modern Relationships Are Falling Apart
    By: Higher Perspectives Almost all of us have had our hearts broken at one point or another, and well, there’s not much else to say other than that it sucks. But, we cannot deny that learning how to handle breakups is a normal part of life.Within e…
    - 13 Jan 17, 7:07am -

Engaged Dharma

  • Upajjhatthana Sutta: Contemplating the Realities
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng Walking the Noble Path requires one to not just accept certain realities but to contemplate how those realities affect their lives so that acceptance transforms into wisdom. This wisdom allows one to set aside the fear and anxiety…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 9:44am -
  • COURAGE: A TOOL OF TRANSITION
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng Courage is not something many people credit themselves with. It is a disposition that most people find difficult to recognize in themselves. We each face challenges and the need to make hard decisions in our lives and doing those t…
    - 24 days ago, 1 Apr 18, 10:06am -
  • A Message for Gun Rights Advocates

    A Message for Gun Rights Advocates

    The NRA and many of it’s followers scream “You will not take our guns!!!!” Here is a response from a Buddhist perspective. We DO NOT want to take your guns. We DO want you all to THINK and ACT with COMPASSION.
    - 31 days ago, 25 Mar 18, 6:49pm -
  • Cat in a Box – Engaging Form and Emptiness
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng The Buddhist philosophical ideal that “form is no other than emptiness, emptiness no other than form” found most famously in the Heart Sutra can be a difficult concept to wrap the mind around. Emptiness is well . . . empty, and…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 10:34am -
  • Col. Olcott’s Flag – by WR-C

    Col. Olcott’s Flag – by WR-C

    Like all things are interconnected and interdependent, so too do the colors run together. Blue: Spirit of Compassion Yellow:  The Middle Way Red:  Realizations of Practice White:  Purity of the Dharma Orange:  Wisdom of Buddha’s Teaching  
    - 41 days ago, 15 Mar 18, 4:34pm -
  • Welcomed at Cherokee Buddhist Temple – Wat Buddhanamee Rattanaram

    Welcomed at Cherokee Buddhist Temple – Wat Buddhanamee Rattanaram

    by Wayne Ren-Cheng   Joined the sangha at the Cherokee Buddhist temple for a robe ceremony, a fund raiser so that this local temple can offer more English language instruction and expand their engagement with the city of St. Louis.  Welcoming peopl…
    - 44 days ago, 12 Mar 18, 12:14pm -
  • SUFFERING FOUR WAYS – DUKKHA
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng Siddhartha experienced suffering for the first time when Chana, his charioteer rode him through the streets of Kapilavatthu. He saw the sick, the aged, and the dead; views of the world outside his home that had been hidden from him…
    - 44 days ago, 12 Mar 18, 11:20am -
  • Chengism #1

    Chengism #1


    - 54 days ago, 2 Mar 18, 3:41pm -
  • Engaged Buddhism: A Practice
    by Wayne Ren-Cheng Right now there is the beginning of an arising of protests, civil disobedience, and energetic social discourse due to repeated violence happening to children. In the recent past these same activities arose due to the Black Lives Ma…
    - 61 days ago, 23 Feb 18, 1:46pm -
  • OM WINDOW HANGER – BUDDHIST ART

    OM WINDOW HANGER – BUDDHIST ART

    Greetings to all, Here is another assembly art piece I’ve made.  It is an OM Window Hanger.  Found the letters at a local non-profit resale store and the vintage glass chandelier crystals at an estate sale.  The letters are dark green and hand w…
    - 71 days ago, 13 Feb 18, 5:06pm -

Mandala Magazine

  • ‘The Friend Who is Angry Can Be the Most Kind Person in Your Life’

    ‘The Friend Who is Angry Can Be the Most Kind Person in Your Life’

    In October 2016, a student wrote to Lama Zopa Rinpoche asking how to deal with a situation in which an individual behaved in ways that were angry and unkind. Rinpoche typed out the following reply himself from Buddha Amitabha Pure ... read full artic…
    - 17 Jul 17, 2:25pm -
  • FPMT Student Brings Dentistry to Solu Khumbu

    FPMT Student Brings Dentistry to Solu Khumbu

    In September 2016, long-time student and former FPMT center director George Manos and a team of three volunteers journeyed from Australia to Chailsa, Nepal, to offer dental care to the villagers living there. With the help of four porters, the ... re…
    - 15 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Dozen of Volunteers Prepare for Light of the Path 2017

    Dozen of Volunteers Prepare for Light of the Path 2017

    From August 20 to September 17, Lama Zopa Rinpoche will teach in Black Mountain, North Carolina, US, at the fifth annual Light of the Path retreat, hosted by Kadampa Center. This massive Dharma undertaking requires the support of dozens of ... read f…
    - 14 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • The Inner Job Description Card: A Mindfulness Practice Tool

    The Inner Job Description Card: A Mindfulness Practice Tool

    The Inner Job Description Card (Mindfulness Practice Tool) was created to help those offering service to FPMT track their progress throughout the day as they attempt to develop the inner professional and subdue outer expressions of ignorance, anger,…
    - 13 Jul 17, 1:44pm -
  • Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Shopping

    Lama Zopa Rinpoche on Shopping

    Can shopping go along with Dharma? In 2009, Lama Zopa Rinpoche gave some advice on how to make shopping a virtuous activity. Rinpoche said, “When you do shopping, watch and prepare your motivation. When you are in the shop, either ... read full art…
    - 12 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Investing in Retreat Houses for Geshes in Chailsa, Nepal

    Investing in Retreat Houses for Geshes in Chailsa, Nepal

    Chailsa is in Solu Khumbu, north-eastern Nepal, the district where Lama Zopa Rinpoche was born. Chailsa is in the southern part of the district. In May, Lama Zopa Rinpoche stayed at Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery for a month and visited ... read full…
    - 11 Jul 17, 1:41pm -
  • ‘We Have Full Freedom in Our Life’

    ‘We Have Full Freedom in Our Life’

    Lama Zopa Rinpoche talked in 2008 about our good fortune: being able to choose happiness. What is the source of this good fortune? Teachings on how to create the causes of happiness. “What people believe in the world, the more ... read full article…
    - 10 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Merit Box Project Reaches US$1 Million in Grants Awarded

    Merit Box Project Reaches US$1 Million in Grants Awarded

    In May, the International Merit Box Project disbursed sixteen new grants for Dharma projects and activities in six countries, totaling US$37,455 for the year. This was the fifteenth cycle of annual of Merit Box grants. Since the Project was created .…
    - 8 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Debate Demonstrated in English by Sera Je IMI Monks [Video]

    Debate Demonstrated in English by Sera Je IMI Monks [Video]

    In the twenty-minute video below, Sera Je International Mahayana Institute (IMI) monks Vens. Tenzin Gache and Tenzin Legtsok give a demonstration of monastic debate in English, introduced and explained by Ven. Gyalten Lekden. As the monks and nuns in…
    - 7 Jul 17, 2:30pm -
  • Learn the Tunes for Khadro-la’s Long Life Prayer for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    Learn the Tunes for Khadro-la’s Long Life Prayer for Lama Zopa Rinpoche

    Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme) is consulted every year for advice on practices to clear obstacles for Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s health and long life. In 2016 she advised that all the students in all FPMT centers, projects, and servi…
    - 6 Jul 17, 12:05pm -

Shambhala Sunspace

  • newInner Cities
    City life offers many opportunities to practice kindness. Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche on how urban living can open our hearts.The post Inner Cities appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 1:44pm -
  • newGoogle digitally preserves ancient Buddhist sites in virtual reality
    The project was inspired by the destruction of the monumental Bamiyan Buddha statues by the Taliban in 2001.The post Google digitally preserves ancient Buddhist sites in virtual reality appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 22 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 10:53am -
  • 5 Reasons to Meditate
    The simple act of stopping, says Pema Chödrön, is the best way to cultivate our good qualities. Here are five ways meditation makes us better people.The post 5 Reasons to Meditate appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 12:00am -
  • My Child Fears the Future
    "How can I give my children hope for the future when it looks bleak?" Sylvia Boorstein on how to give our children hope in a worrying time.The post My Child Fears the Future appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 12:22pm -
  • Emptiness and Existence
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama takes us step by step through the famed logic of Madhyamika, the Middle Way that defeats all extreme views of reality.The post Emptiness and Existence appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 7:10am -
  • Up in Smoke: A Buddhist pot-smoker on quitting weed
    Pot use is having its moment, finding new acceptance across America. So why, after a long love affair with weed, has this Buddhist kicked it to the curb?The post Up in Smoke: A Buddhist pot-smoker on quitting weed appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 5:10am -
  • Doing Nothing
    Karen Maezen Miller on how meditation helps her bring "doing nothing" into everything she does.The post Doing Nothing appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 1:19pm -
  • Lama Willa Miller’s advice for climate change activists
    Lama Willa Miller talks to Lion's Roar deputy editor Andrea Miller about how to build a movement that can change the world.The post Lama Willa Miller’s advice for climate change activists appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 12:50pm -
  • Integrating Yogacara in Your Practice
    Guo Gu offers a practical four-step process for integrating the Yogacara teachings in your practice to transform thought and emotion.The post Integrating Yogacara in Your Practice appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 12:38pm -
  • Irish Buddhist Union established to represent Buddhists in Irish society
    The newly-formed union is the first organization speaking on behalf of Irish Buddhists.The post Irish Buddhist Union established to represent Buddhists in Irish society appeared first on Lion's Roar.
    - 9 days ago, 16 Apr 18, 3:00pm -

The Daily Enlightenment

  • newRefuge Haiku

    Refuge Haiku

    Even if everything is renounced, never forsake the Dharma.
    - 58 mins ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:40am -
  • newVerse On Gratitude

    Verse On Gratitude

    见报恩人,当愿众生, 于佛菩萨,能知恩德。 见背恩人,当愿众生, 于有恶人,不加其报。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第88-89偈) Seeing persons repaying kindness, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings,…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:34am -
  • newThe Sūtras With Ultimate Compassion And Wisdom

    The Sūtras With Ultimate Compassion And Wisdom

    愿我命终时, 除灭诸障碍, 面见阿弥陀, 往生安乐国。 – 文殊师利菩萨 《文殊师利发愿经》 May I [Mañjuśrī Bodhisattva], when life is ending, eradicate all obstacles, to personally see Amitā[bha Buddha come to…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:30am -
  • newNever Retaliate The Harmful With Anger

    Never Retaliate The Harmful With Anger

    Do not be angry when others do harm, but realise that it is [the effect of] previous karma. Without causing any more suffering, eliminate your own faults. – Precious Garland Of Advice To A King (Verse 271) Arya Nagarjuna When other harm you, your b…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:21am -
  • newFAQs On The Pure Land Passport

    FAQs On The Pure Land Passport

    Question: Why is it called so? Answer: As stated in the book’s first section at purelanders.com/passport, ‘As a skilful means to spur interest, this handy book is titled “The Pure Land Passport” – not because it is really required for entry…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:16am -
  • newWhat Is Love Under ‘A Full Bright Moon’?

    What Is Love Under ‘A Full Bright Moon’?

    Great Master Hongyi’s (弘一大师) ex-wife was reluctant to let go of him, and was puzzled by the nature of love. She thus asked him – ‘Please tell me, what is love?’ (请告诉我,什么叫爱?) If she really loved him, how could she l…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Apr 18, 7:14am -
  • Blame Haiku

    Blame Haiku

    The Buddha too got wrongly blamed, what more us? Related Article: Fable Of The Father, Son & Donkey
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 3:32pm -
  • Verses On Looks

    Verses On Looks

    见端正人,当愿众生, 于佛菩萨,常生净信。 见丑陋人,当愿众生, 于不善事,不生乐著。 – 文殊菩萨 (华严经: 净行品: 第86-87偈) Seeing proper-looking persons, [reflect that] ‘May sentient beings, in…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 3:31pm -
  • Are You Ready To Face ‘Yourself’?

    Are You Ready To Face ‘Yourself’?

    Why should you give up on yourself if you can always change yourself? [to be continued…] – Stonepeace | Books Do you wish to meet your doppelgänger (i.e. look-alike or double)? Well, be careful what you wish for… as these eight possibilities,…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 3:20pm -
  • Always Be Truthful & Disciplined

    Always Be Truthful & Disciplined

    For your own sake always speak the truth even if it leads to your death or the loss of your sovereignty. Never speak in any other fashion. Devote yourself always to the discipline of acting in accord with your statements. Glorious one, by that you wi…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 2:47pm -

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