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- Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:11 pm
- Forum: News & Current Events
- Topic: Fukushima: It's much worse than you think
- Replies: 76
- Views: 9934
Al-Jazeera has this article worth reading. Fukushima: It's much worse than you think Scientific experts believe Japan's nuclear disaster to be far worse than governments are revealing to the public. http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/06/201161664828302638.html" onclick="window.open(...
- Sun May 15, 2011 2:14 am
- Forum: Media
- Topic: The Origins of the Bodhisattva Bhumis
- Replies: 7
- Views: 2233
This is an excellent talk. Thanks for the intro, Huseng. These are my brief notes taken from listening to the video. I highly recommend listening to the entire clip: The existence of the 10 bhumis imply that the Mahayanist conception of progress is gradual 4 stages of sainthood in the Hinayana are t...
- Thu May 12, 2011 9:53 pm
- Forum: Book Reviews
- Topic: Sutra on the Concentration of Sitting Meditation
- Replies: 8
- Views: 2199
Thanks Will - didn't know this was already out. Just ordered from Amazon.
- Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:57 pm
- Forum: East Asian Buddhism
- Topic: State of Japanese Buddhism
- Replies: 42
- Views: 10858
One might ask why can't someone other than a son or daughter be a successor, but with the exception of active monasteries, most temples are family run businesses with their home attached to it. Moreover most priests just have their kids as "disciples". On top of that a lot of them have their own da...
- Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:47 pm
- Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
- Topic: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs
- Replies: 19
- Views: 3551
It is always delightful to read Huseng's blog: http://huayanzang.blogspot.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Ven. Huifeng have a blog too, but he seemed to have stopped posting since 2008: http://wisdom.buddhistdoor.com/huifeng/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; This bl...
This has nothing to do with Chinese Buddhism "absorbing indigenous beliefs", but rather in the early stages of transmission of Buddhism into China, indigenous terminology (that were familiar to Chinese readers) were used in translations of texts (Geyi). It created a rather confusing climate in the u...
- Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:08 pm
- Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
- Topic: Akashagarbha Sutra ?
- Replies: 29
- Views: 4891
M.W. Visser did an extension research on Akasagarbha, and published it in the 1930s as "The Bodhisattva Akdsagarbha (Kokuzo) in China and Japan". It's not a translation, but contains an exhaustive summary of the various Akasagarbha sutras recorded in the Taisho. I could not find any copies of it, bu...
- Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:25 pm
- Forum: Sūtra Studies
- Topic: Abhidharmakosa study group?
- Replies: 76
- Views: 10202
I just chanced upon someone's blog, and he posted excellent (in my amateurish view anyway) materials on the Kosa. http://abhidharmakosa.wordpress.com/2010/05/25/hello-world/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Check out his July postings as well - he has already posted study materials on ...