Blue Lotus Assembly

General Buddhism

Samsara and Nirvana

Samsara is mind pulled outward when beholding externals. Lost and confused in the deluded belief in the reality of what the mind itself creates through interpretation, and then projects outward, [...]

Hannya Shin Kyo “Heart Sutra” Notes

MA-KA HAN-NYA HA-RA MI-TA SHIN-KYO “Heart” of Transcendental Wisdom Teaching KAN-JI-ZAI BO-SA-(TSU) Kannon bodhisattva GYO JIN HAN-NYA HA-RA-MI-TA steeped in transcendental wisdom JI SHO KEN GO UN KAI KU saw [...]

Spirituality in Martial Arts Class?

A friend wrote critically of codes and creeds in martial arts schools. He feels people just want fitness and self-defense and do not sign up for what he calls “Boy [...]
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