A life-affirming buddhism that teaches us to find happiness by opening to the richness of our everyday lives that's what we want — or so we're told by the people who try to sell us a mainstreamlined buddhism. Last month, some 60 hopeful men and women in their 20s to 40s gathered in tenryuin-ji, a rinzai zen temple in tokyo, chanting lines from the heart sutra addressing the group, chief monk shinichi kitaori, told the gathered: “today will never return. The buddha's aunt therefore not only became the first buddhist nun to be ordained in the buddhist community, but also the first head of the women's order in that sense she is the founding mother of the buddhist nun's order, just as the buddha was the founding father of the monk's order. The art of being happily single by c de lima “uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security” ~john allen paulos. 64 books based on 27 votes: cave in the snow by vicki mackenzie, women of wisdom by tsultrim allione, when things fall apart: heart advice for difficult.
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This is a guest post for the one city blog —–evelyn cash is a soto zen and vipassana meditation practitioner living in wichita, kansas she works as an engineer —– no matter how you. A large number of inscriptions dating from the third to the first century bce, written in the early brahmi script, testify to the patronage extended by women to buddhism during the early stages of its spread in sri lanka. In the buddha's times, however, it seems that quantities of women became nuns, so as to seek for peace, inner and outer, self-mastery, the light of knowledge, and so on, and perhaps especially for various forms of that freedom which lies at the very heart and center of the buddha's teaching: as this great ocean has but one taste, that of salt.
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