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Looking For The Hub Of The Sacreed Wheel: Part 1
It is often said that all paths are like spokes on a wheel. We start at the rime and follow a spoke to the hub of central truth from which all paths arise and to which they all return. Those of you who've been following my articles should also know that to a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
How The Major Arcana and The Tibetan Book of The Dead can work together
There are some striking complements to the Major Arcana of the Tarot and the Tibetan Book of the Dead. They are a nice enhancement to the meanings of these powerful cards. I claim no expertise on Buddhism but I found the resonance and compatibility to Tarot...
Religions >> Buddhism
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
What is the History of Reiki?
Usui Shiki Ryoho: The Usui System of Natural Healing Ancient Origins The Development of Usui Reiki Dr. Mikao Usui Dr. Chujiro Hayashi Hawayo Takata Mrs. Takata Talks about Reiki (transcript) Usui Shiki Ryoho: The Usui System of Natural Healing Reiki In Japan...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
King James Bible: Luke, Chapter 24
Chapter 24 24:1 Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them. 24:2 And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre. 24:3 And they...
New Testament >> Luke
Starting with Jesus and the Christian Path...
During the years of the historical Jesus' life, there are eight or nine years that his whereabouts are not accounted for. Meaning these are the 'lost' years. It was after returning that he truly began to teach his wisdom. Many scholars believe he was in India...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
An Open Letter To The Pagan Community
The following is an "Open Letter" to the Pagan Community from one of the nations "top" Buddhists (in a non-hierarchical way) and appeared in the Winter '93-'94 Green Egg. Since it's an "Open Letter" I doubt I'm stomping on anyone'...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life

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50 On Buddhist Scriptures
Review: Buddhist Scriptures as Literature: Sacred Rhetoric and the
Will Buckingham, Review: Buddhist Scriptures as Literature. 1.
CIS Bulletin Buddhist Scriptures.pmd
Buddhists worship the texts of some scriptures and dismiss the texts of others as false teachings. Buddhist scriptures can be categorized in several ways.
(i). The Sanskrit word 'Maitreya' or its equivalent in. Pali 'Metteyya' means loving, compassionate.

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Devotion versus intellect
There are two approaches to the final goal of enlightenment according to Buddhist scriptures. They are the path of devotion and the path of reasoning. Of these two, the devotional path or the path of shraddha is more practicable for the average person.
Sri Lanka: the State of Nation and relations with India
The Great Indian Buddhist scholar and commentator, Buddhaghosa, spent many years in Anuradhapura during the fifth Century, codifying the Buddhist scriptures which had been lost in India.
Reflections on foolishness, wisdom and those deserving of honour
I have been reading and reflecting on the Mangala Sutta of late, ie the Discourse on Blessings and found that even the simplest line from the Buddhist scriptures inspires immensely.
Tibet Preserves over 50000 "Pages" of Palm-leaf Manuscripts
Palm-leaf manuscripts, which originated in India, refer to the Sanskirt classics, including Buddhist scriptures, ancient Indian literature and codes, inscribed on the leaves of palm trees.
About Jiuhua Mountain Temple Fair
According to Buddhist scriptures, the sound of a gold lock from a corpse means Buddha's reincarnation. Therefore his disciples honored him as the gold Dizang, believing he was the reincarnated Dizang Bodhisattva.

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Buddhist Studies: Texts of Buddhist Scriptures
This section is an overview of the Buddhist Scriptures by Ven.
Buddhist texts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Buddhist texts can be categorized in a number of ways. Buddhist Scriptures (Penguin Classics Buddhist Scriptures (Penguin Classics) (9780140440881): Anonymous, Edward Conze: Books.
Buddhist Scriptures and Sacred Texts - ReligionFacts
Buddhist Scriptures
Introduction to Buddhist scriptures. For the three sects of Buddhism, each have their scriptures.

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