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Guruphiliac. Onibaba Zen. Post-Traditional Buddhism. Bringing Peace to the Next Generation. Playful, analytic explorations. University of Hamburg - Academia.edu. A BUDDHIST PATH TO RECOVERING FROM ADDICTION. Piyadassi Thera - THE SEVEN FACTORS OF ENLIGHTENMENT. The Tipitaka, the Buddhist Pali Canon, is replete with references to the factors of enlightenment expounded by the Enlightened One on different occasions under different circumstances.

Piyadassi Thera - THE SEVEN FACTORS OF ENLIGHTENMENT

In the Book of the Kindred Sayings (V) [Samyutta Nikaya], we find a special section under the, title Bojjhanga Samyutta wherein the Buddha discourses Maha Vagga on the bojjhangas in diverse ways. Self watering vertical garden with recycled water bottles. The green wall is composed by 72 water bottles cut and placed upside-down on a wooden shelf.

Self watering vertical garden with recycled water bottles

Two independent water reservoir are present: the main is placed on the side of the building and composed by eight 200 liters barrels linked together, for collecting rain water. The second one is composed by three plastic "new jersey" street barriers, that can contain 80 - 100 liters each, placed under the shelf. The circulating system is composed by two 12v pumps, powered by a hybrid power system, a vawt turbine in conjunction with two 10w pv panels. Energy is stored in a 12v car battery via charge controller and a timer regulate the watering cycle (at this moment the set up is 1 min at 7 am and 1 minute at 7 pm.

The Gateless Gate. MindPod Network - Ancient Wisdom for Modern TimesMindPodNetwork. The Buddha Is Not Serious. Tradição. Samye. What to Do When the Going Gets Rough. Pema Chödrön on four ways to hold our minds steady and hearts open when facing difficult people or circumstances.

What to Do When the Going Gets Rough

The most straightforward advice on awakening enlightened mind is this: practice not causing harm to anyone—yourself or others—and every day, do what you can to be helpful. If we take this instruction to heart and begin to use it, we will probably find that it is not so easy. Before we know it, someone has provoked us, and either directly or indirectly, we’ve caused harm. Broadcast Yourself. Supporting Realization - The Yogini Project. BUDA DHARMA BLOG : A Sabedoria da Causalidade e a Sabedoria de Darmata. Spiritual-Gateway. Occult Paradigm. Occult Paradigm. HolyBooks.com – download free ebooks. How to Live Off-the-grid in a Tiny House. Merete and Christopher install their tiny house roof trim.

How to Live Off-the-grid in a Tiny House

Photo by Kevin Hoth. LaMar Alexander grew up in a homesteading family. For him, self-sufficiency, including gardening, raising animals and “doing for ourselves” was normal and necessary. He tried city life after college, but says he felt like a slave to a house, bills and employers. This Weird Tower Could Save Millions of Lives Every Year. The United Nations estimates that people in sub-Saharan Africa spend roughly 40 billion hours per year collecting water, and what they do find is often unsafe to drink.

This Weird Tower Could Save Millions of Lives Every Year

In some parts of Africa, finding potable water can be a six-hour endeavor. Roughly 3.4 million people die every year from water-related disease. The water shortage is a major life-threatening problem that affects as many as 1 billion people on the continent alone, but it's not as though you can just snap your fingers and make water magically appear out of thin air. Or can you? Life and Teaching of Nepalese Siddha Advayavajra. 1.

Life and Teaching of Nepalese Siddha Advayavajra

Birth and Parentage Advayavajra was born in a village, named Jhotakarani near the city of Kapilvastu, Nepal. His family name was Damodar. His parents were Brahmans. Legend of Mahakala. Legend of Mahakala Ven.

Legend of Mahakala

Lama Lodru. The Non-Buddhist. Foreclosed to thought: Althusser and the subject. Louis Althusser.

Foreclosed to thought: Althusser and the subject

Dharma i okolice: Sabotage all representations. The following text consist of a several comments that I and Glenn Wallis exchanged in March 2012 and it was my first serious approach to understand what speculative non-buddhism really is.

Dharma i okolice: Sabotage all representations

It had eventually ended up with Glenn encouraging me to write an essay that could capture some of those issues that we touched upon during that short exchange - one prominent of them being Stephen Batchelor's rendition of the four noble truths, that figure in his writing under the acronym of ELSA. Unfortunately I've never wrote that essay, and actually it was Glenn that did it in his own way, writing a critical piece about the Secular Buddhist movement in the West, titled On the Faith of Secular Buddhists. Tutteji Wachtmeister – Spiritual Teacher on the Cutting Edge of Evolution. The Non-Buddhist. Luminous Emptiness - a Mahamudra Blog. Smiling Buddha Cabaret. Mind and Mental Factors: The Fifty-one Types of Subsidiary Awareness. Alexander BerzinJune 2002, revised July 2006 Mind as Mental Activity.

Mind and Mental Factors: The Fifty-one Types of Subsidiary Awareness

The triple edged sword of irony or: All You Can Do I Can Do Meta. … This warm, cosy – and smug – feeling is fed on the assumption that ironic distance is automatically a subversive attitude. What if, on the contrary, the dominant attitude of the contemporary “postideological” universe is precisely cynical distance What if this distance, far from posing any threat to the system, designates the supreme form of conformism, since the normal function of the system requires cynical distance? EDIT: The following comment thread is long, winding, and confused. I was thinking of breaking it up and move parts of it to a new page, but that would probably make things even worse, so I’ll leave it as it is.

If someone wants to write a new blog post, dealing with some of the themes brought up here, I’d be happy to post/host it and have it as an introduction for a new discussion. Friendly Fuedalism - The Tibet Myth. I. For Lords and Lamas Along with the blood drenched landscape of religious conflict there is the experience of inner peace and solace that every religion promises, none more so than Buddhism. Standing in marked contrast to the intolerant savagery of other religions, Buddhism is neither fanatical nor dogmatic--so say its adherents. For many of them Buddhism is less a theology and more a meditative and investigative discipline intended to promote an inner harmony and enlightenment while directing us to a path of right living. Generally, the spiritual focus is not only on oneself but on the welfare of others.

Parabola Magazine. View topic - The Concept of Emptiness in Pali Literature. SHYAM DODGE: Para ser zen. Relativism. First published Sun Feb 2, 2003 Relativism is not a single doctrine but a family of views whose common theme is that some central aspect of experience, thought, evaluation, or even reality is somehow relative to something else.

For example standards of justification, moral principles or truth are sometimes said to be relative to language, culture, or biological makeup. Dialectical epistemology. Jean Piaget Society - Genetic Epistemologist - V29(3) Table of Contents 32nd Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society Society for the Study of Knowledge and Development The Embodied Mind And Consciousness: Developmental Perspectives June 6 - 8, 2002, Philadelphia, PA Crowne Plaza Hotel Submission deadline December 1, 2001 Scholars interested in the development of knowledge are invited to participate, whatever their discipline. The plenary sessions will be organized around a general theme, but individual proposals do not have to be related to that theme.

General Theme. Ad orientem vergere. Occult Paradigm: Free Occult Books. Non+x. Speculative Heresy. A place for art. Os avanços da ciência da alma - ÉPOCA. Meditação muda a forma de reagir a emoções - Ciência. Neurociência Pesquisa mostrou que a prática da meditação ajuda a melhorar a estabilidade emocional e a resposta ao stress (Thinkstock) Participar de um programa de treinamento em meditação pode ter efeitos duradouros e mensuráveis nas funções do cérebro, mesmo nos momentos em que a pessoa não está meditando. Esse é o resultado de uma pesquisa publicada na edição deste mês da revista Frontiers in Human Neuroscience que usou imagens de ressonância magnética do cérebro de voluntários para medir como a prática da meditação afetava a regulação das emoções. "Essa é a primeira vez que a meditação foi mostrada afetando o processamento emocional do cérebro fora dos estados meditativos", disse a neurocientista Gaëlle Desbordes, pesquisadora da Universidade de Boston, nos Estados Unidos, e autora da pesquisa.

Diversos estudos anteriores mostraram que a prática da meditação diminuía a ativação da amígdala – uma área cerebral conhecida por seu papel na regulação das emoções. Acintita Sutta: Unconjecturable. The Enduring Fallacy of Astrology and Why Your Sign Actually Isn't Your Sign. It was June of 1973, and Freddie Mercury, lead singer of Queen and the man whose vocals remain one of the few reasonable arguments for the existence of God, had a serious problem. Dhar·ma sim·u·la·tion. Yoga Brains. Crashingly Beautiful.

Open Buddha. Meaningness. Immanence. "músicas que você não sabia que eram budistas" Jayarava's Raves. About “Buddhism for Vampires” Speculative Non-Buddhism. Os Arquivos de Berzin - Arquivos sobre Budismo do Dr. Alexander Berzin - Página principal. Kalama Sutta: To the Kalamas. Cula-Malunkyovada Sutta: The Shorter Instructions to Malunkya. Canki Sutta: With Canki. Discover the Emerging Face(s) of Buddhism. Acesso ao Insight - Budismo Theravada - SNXXII7. Buddhist Wisdom, Meditation, and Practices for Daily Life. Budismo tibetano, ensinamentos...