Living Buddha, Living Dharma, Living Sangha: a modern Buddhist's response to a Donald Trumpian world

Living Buddha, Living Dharma, Living Sangha or What's the problem? What can I do? What can I realise? How can we help? (a modern Buddhist's response to a Donald Trumpian world) by Tarchin Hearn, Feb. 2017 Click here to read in PDF format Late afternoon sun and it's hot. With passing rainless days, everything has … Continue reading Living Buddha, Living Dharma, Living Sangha: a modern Buddhist's response to a Donald Trumpian world

Silent Prayer

Left Palm <------------> Right Palm gazing at these wondrous hands easeful presence and skilful engagement mind and matter form and function knower and known work and play inner and outer micro and macro self and other one and many profound and mundane worldly and spiritual stillness and movement animate and inanimate brain and body individual … Continue reading Silent Prayer

Remembering that Precious No-Name Being, "Namgyal"

Gliding through spaces sacred groves of illumination, translucent mind embracing. Consensual drifting these currents of beingness bringing forth worlds – not through language but through love and loving – togetherness nurturing. The rhythms of this breathing, – the music that we are – warm breath a lick of salt. Cascading wonderment whispering . . . … Continue reading Remembering that Precious No-Name Being, "Namgyal"

Vajrasattva's Hundred Syllable Mantra: a summation of the path

Portrayed as a radiant buddha figure, Vajrasattva represents the primordial natural state of pure and total presence – the essence of body, speech and mind activity of all Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. As a meditation, the primary purpose of Vajrasattva practice is to remove the obstacles obscuring one's perception of the true nature of mind, and … Continue reading Vajrasattva's Hundred Syllable Mantra: a summation of the path

Excerpts from Newly Revised and Extended Satipaṭṭhāna E-book

I'm happy to post a newly revised E-book – Satipaṭṭhāna: Foundations of Mindfulness; A Manual for Meditators. This revised edition has been extended from 46 pages to 80. Click here to download the complete text in PDF format. For those of you who are ongoingly working with this teaching, you might consider having it printed and … Continue reading Excerpts from Newly Revised and Extended Satipaṭṭhāna E-book