A Reader Wrote:
Hello Brian, I am married to a wonderful lady and it really bothers me to see her suffering over small things that I once suffered from.
Just this morning, we bounced a check and it was like we were going to be on skid row.
I try to share certain . . . → Read More: When The Student Is Ready, The Teacher Will Arrive
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Podcast Episode 46: Words of Advice For The Beginning Buddhist
Welcome back, this is Daily Buddhism audio show number forty-six. My name is Brian Schell, and I am the your host for the show. You can find the text as well as all links mentioned in this program and . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 46: Words of Advice For The Beginning Buddhist
A Mother’s Advice
Jiun, a Shingon master, was a well-known Sanskrit scholar of the Tokugawa era. When he was young he used to deliver lectures to his brother students.
His mother heard about this and wrote him a letter:
“Son, I do not think you became a devotee of the Buddha because you desired to turn into a walking . . . → Read More: Koan: A Mother’s Advice
Our Buddhist President: Politics and Religion
There’s no lesson today; I want YOU to teach ME about something I genuinely don’t follow much.
We’re less than two weeks away from the American Presidential election, and the polls seem to show the two candidates extremely close. For every poll that shows one candidate ahead, another shows the other guy . . . → Read More: Our Buddhist President: Politics and Religion