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A Poem from Olav H Hauge, (translated from Norwegian to English)
IT’S THE DREAM
It’s that dream that we carry with us
that something wonderful will happen,
that it has to happen,
that time will open,
that the heart will open,
that doors w…
Reading books from Meister Eckhart and the desert fathers I stumbled over this hymn,
many of their teachings are simmilar to buddhism
"To be full of things is to be empty of God.
To be empty of things is to be full of God".
I can recomend "inside job" a documentary that explains to us what caused the global financial crises in 2008
The finacial elite controll the world and the US goverment, they are all criminals, stealing from the poor and giving to the 1 % rich wi…
My boss has childish temper tantrums and goes on the path of destruction. His anger and criticism was prodding me until I felt anger and a strong sense of self arise in me.
Its good to let go "inside" and keep on like nothing happend, but yo…
@federica You dont see the point? You learn a lot.
In exorcist, do not become a priest and dont play with a ouija board.
Carrie - be nice with everyone, it can be some of them are a witch and will burn you alive.
Rosemarys Baby - dont have sex…
I dont like all the violence of todays horror movies, the horror movies with no blood, and are more like Psychological thrillers are the best ones. Also the atmosphere from 70s horror movies are very good.
Some of my favorites are, Exorcist, Carr…
For beginners: Listen to and read Dhamma talks/books from ajahn chah and other good teachers, from there you will learn mindfullness and can also establish a daily meditation routine.
For advanced practioners: Remember beginners mind
Pretty important for those of us going for stream entry!
Other thing to remember if you going for stream entry:
Six actions that are not committed
A sotāpanna will not commit six wrong actions:
1.Murdering one's own mother.
Buddhism do have some downfalls, specialy for young people who dont have much experience from life. Why?
Can you fall in love with a buddhist mind? I dont think so, buddhsim incourage you to feel dispassion towards wordly things, also sweet girls a…
"One thing I teach: suffering and the end of suffering. It is just ill and the ceasing of ill that I proclaim." --The Buddha
"In Buddhism, the primary purpose of life is to end suffering. The Buddha taught that humans suffer because we continuall…
If you give meaning to your life, then life will also have a meaning.
-be content with what you have and be in the present moment
-give attention to others, and practice deep listening
-be open minded and not judgmental to people on a diffrent…
Humans are on the top of the food chain thanks to the asteroid that destroyed the dinosaures, and I can remember clearly that day, when I was a mouse running around 65 million years ago. How can I remember that? Its just a day you cant forget.
TO get lost in thought its easy, specialy stories and drama that seems to be very important.
Like a soccer game, everybody screams and aplaudes, just because one ball hits the net.
Its just fantasy, but we belive its important because of pride, e…
@Kerome dont take it litteraly, religion and a consumer product is not the same ofcourse, but my point was to put all the religons like a menu you can choose from, all the information is out there and avilabel for everyone. But it is easy to get los…
As a western consumer, Iam always looking for the best product that are best suited for my needs.
Here is a list of the top 20 most widely practiced religions in the world today:
Christianity (2.1 billion)
Islam (1.3 billion)