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How to Train Your Amygdala

I recently trotted my two granddaughters off to the discount theater to see How to Train Your Dragon 2. It was a hot, Saturday afternoon and the place was packed. In order to sit together we were forced to take a front row seat.  One thing about...
by Erase Negativity on Aug 22, 2014

The Art of Listening with the Eyes of the Buddha

I think the ability to hear ourselves, and the ability to see everything from the viewpoint of Nichiren Daishonin's Buddhism, means to be able to view all of life from the standpoint of the law of causality.THE GOHONZON IS NOT OUTSIDE USI find tha...

What Happens When We Die

By Akemi BaynesWe live and then we die. Many think of death as something dark, like ‘THE END’. Buddhism asserts that whilst all physical manifestations of life must decline and disintegrate, life itself cannot be destroyed. Death is the unseen...

Learning from the Gosho - The Daimoku of the Lotus Sutra

Question: Is it possible, without understanding the meaning of the Lotus Sutra, but merely by chanting the five or seven characters of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo once a day, once a month, or simply once a year, once a decade, or once in a lifetime, to av...

Mistaking Arrogance for Confidence Part Two

Arrogance is insecurity; confidence is peace of mind  The difference between arrogance and confidence also shows in our emotional state. Arrogance makes us insecure whereas confidence gives us peace of mind. The more arroga...

Freeing the Caged Bird Within

 by indraajeetThe Buddha nature refers to the potential for attaining Buddhahood, a state of awakening filled with compassion and wisdom. Shin Yatomi...

Whales and Tales

It was the day after Labor Day and I was off to Port Townsend, WA to catch a boat to go whale watching with my spouse, CB. During our drive we saw plenty of school buses packed with children ready to start the first day of school. Some of the kids lo...
by Erase Negativity on Sep 5, 2012


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