Tag Archives: Doctrine & Practice

Transcending personal beliefs, part 4

The phone rang. Upon answering, my dad was on the line to ask a question that, coming from him, took me by surprise. “What do you know about Calvinism?” Before I could respond, I heard my dad say, “Here is my daughter.” Shortly, I was on the phone with one of his paint contractors.

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Final Sharing the Dharma Day of 2012 slated for Dec. 2

Sharing the Dharma Day — Sravasti Abbey's monthly presentation of meditation, Buddhist philosophy and discussion — concludes its 2012 series on Dec. 2 with a survey of the various Buddhist Traditions.

According to a press release, the day will begin at 9:45 with tea a guided meditation will take place at 10 a.m., followed by a talk on the day's topic.

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Joyous effort

Ven. Thubten Chonyi talks about joyous effort. She explains why it is so important in daily life right now and essential for attaining Buddhahood.


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