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  • A central tenet of existence is the truth of impermanence. Ultimately there is no stability in a constantly changing world. As one of my teachers puts it: "Anything can happen at any time."

    James Baraz: Anything Can Happen At Any Time: Zen Lessons From Japan

    A central tenet of existence is the truth of impermanence. Ultimately there is no stability in a constantly changing world. As one of my teachers puts it: "Anything can happen at any time."

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  • I once heard a Buddhist monk say the following: “God is shorthand for talking about everything all at once” Dairyu Michael Wenger consider the following: God sustains us, therefore God […]

    Who is God?

    I once heard a Buddhist monk say the following: “God is shorthand for talking about everything all at once” Dairyu Michael Wenger consider the following: God sustains us, therefore God […]

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  • In popular American practice, many people declare that they “believe in Karma” when doing something right, that they expect that something good will happen to them. It is often expressed […]

    What is Karma? The Golden Rule?

    In popular American practice, many people declare that they “believe in Karma” when doing something right, that they expect that something good will happen to them. It is often expressed […]

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  • In America, we seem to always be fighting right vs. left; the Christian right wants to make America more of a Christian Nation, and the left a more secular state. […]

    Political Pluralism

    In America, we seem to always be fighting right vs. left; the Christian right wants to make America more of a Christian Nation, and the left a more secular state. […]

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  • Life is Suffering. Suffering is caused by Desire. Desire can be controlled.

    Buddhist Basics

    Life is Suffering. Suffering is caused by Desire. Desire can be controlled.

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