To be or to not be…. your own refuge!

To be or to not be.... your own refuge! What does it mean to be your own refuge? Does faith play a role in Buddhism?


五停心観 GOJŌSHIN-KAN – Five Hindrances Meditation

五停心観 GOJŌSHIN-KAN The Five Meditations for Stopping the mind, aka Five Meditations for mental stability, are a traditional set of Indian meditations taught by Zhiyi – the founder of Chinese Tiantai (Japanese Tendai). These traditaional practices are a way of calming the mind, eliminating the delusional mind, and for overcoming the Five Hindrances (五蓋) of… Continue reading 五停心観 GOJŌSHIN-KAN – Five Hindrances Meditation