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CHAKRAS – part 5 By Ece Savas

Moving upwards we are getting into more internal subtle aspects of our being. It is surprising how speech and communication is all the way up there. At a first glance one would expect speech after Solar Plexus before Heart Centre, because

Posted in Buddhism, Health, Health and Wellness, Meditation Resources, Newsletter, Niei Chi, Original Articles

And this too shall pass

Posted in Buddhism, Cartoons, Humour, Newsletter, Uncategorized

Timing by O’Sensei Kim Hanshi

Kake Waza – charging without the opponent making a move Osi Waza – responding to the opponent’s attack – a counter. Sen – ahead – beat the opponent to the punch. Go No Sen – Late arrives ahead – when

Posted in Buddhism, Masters, Newsletter, Original Articles, Philosophy, Zen Story

The Mother and the Monk

By O’Sensei Kim A family wants son to be a monk. Mum says once you are a monk, you must cut yourself off from us completely. The son joins the Temple. But later, mum wants to see him. The Monk sends

Posted in Buddhism, Masters, Newsletter, Philosophy, Zen Story

Become a lake

From Senpai Phillips An aging master grew tired of his apprentice’s complaints. One morning, he sent him to get some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master told him to mix a handful of salt in a glass of water

Posted in Buddhism, Life Strategy, Newsletter, Philosophy, Senpai Phillips, Zen Story

How to control your opponant by O’Sensei Kim Hanshi

To control opponents you must know kyo (open) off guard. ‘The worst off guard is mental off guard. This happens if there is a mental kyo: Emotion becomes unstable . Ki is lost . Attention is fixed only in one

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Three Worlds by O’Sensei Kim

Three worlds: Phenomenal world of form; The world of no form; The world of desire which functions on three things: greed, anger and ignorance. These 3 things tie us to the world of desire. This is only applicable to humans.    

Posted in Buddhism, Masters, Mediation Resources (Web), Meditation Resources, Newsletter, Original Articles, Philosophy, Philosophy (menu)

The Kung Fu Nuns of Nepal

From the BBC: Dressed in traditional maroon robes modified in the style of karate uniforms, the women’s smiling faces concealed an incredible energy and strength. These are the Kung-Fu nuns: Nepal’s only female order to practice the deadly martial art

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Buddhist Thoughts on Self-Image

Dr. Miles Neale uses contemplative neuroscience to explain why and how life can feel like a revolving door of stress and trauma. While the characters and circumstances seem to change our fundamental experience remains the same because what we take

Posted in Buddhism, Video, Videos for Student Resources

Buddhist Thoughts on Upgrading Ourselves

In this short video, Buddhist psychotherapist Dr. Miles Neale discusses the possibility of an evolutionary upgrade achieved when self-protective instincts are disarmed, altruistic instincts cultivated, and human beings shift from merely surviving to consciously thriving.

Posted in Buddhism, Video, Videos for Student Resources
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