Tag Archives: Vanity

Leader or Guide?

Upali lived during the time of Buddha and was the follower of another religion and went to the Buddha in order to argue with him and try to convert him. But after talking to the Buddha, he was so impressed that he decided … Continue reading

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On Counterfeit Buddha Quotes

For the past 3 weeks the Hongaku Jōdo Sangha in Chicago has been going over the “Short Medicine Sadhana” with a fine toothcomb — not literally, of course. An in depth study of any of the writings or practices making … Continue reading

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Does Buddhism Need A Dhamma Police?

This is a reposted blog article by Sensei Keisho Ananda of Hongaku Jodo. It is well worth the read. Please check him out. Does Buddhism Need A Dhamma Police? When I took refuge years ago I took refuge in The … Continue reading

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People In Vain

Visit the Hongaku Jodo Website Click here to subscribe to our newsletter. People in Vain ____________________________________________ Quite often in the West we use the words “awakening” and “enlightenment interchangeably. This is a misinterpretation on our part. They are not synonyms … Continue reading

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