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The Dalai Lama on the Quest for Inner Development

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 12:32 -- The Dalai Lama

Time is always moving forward. With each passing moment, beginning from the instant of our birth, we come closer to the end, to our death. That is our nature, and the nature of the universe. As spiritually minded people, it is essential for us to constantly check and examine ourselves, to see how we are living every moment of our lives.

Mindful Monday Morsel: The Heart of the Universe

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 13:41 -- landerson

This week's morsel comes from Mu Soeng's The Heart of the Universe: Exploring the Heart Sutra. This is the bold and intriguing assertion of the Heart Sutra, a text of seminal importance to the Buddhist tradition made even more fascinating by its deep resonance with the cutting edges of quantum physics and cognitive science. This selection examines the following line:

"In the three worlds all buddhas depend on Prajna Paramita and attain Anuttara Samyak Sambodhi."