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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
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
Religions >> Buddhism
What is Qabalah?
Being Appendix A to Liber 777 Qabalah is: -- (a). A language fitted to describe certain classes of phenomena, and to express certain classes of ideas which excape regular phraseology. You might as well object to the technical terminology of chemistry. (b). An...
Magick >> Qabalah
Reincarnation is in my opinion an overly simplified concept, designed to be easily understood and accepted by the general population. But the theory of reincarnation falls down sharply when closely examined. That is, if you understand how standard linear time...
Spirits >> Reincarnation

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Take and Read: An Asian Theology of Liberation
I first read An Asian Theology of Liberation in 1991 and then Love Meets Wisdom: A Christian Experience of Buddhism (Orbis Books, 1988), and Fire & Water: Basic Issues in Asian Buddhism and Christianity (Orbis Books, 1996). Like first love ...
From Ceylon to Sri Lanka
The first Buddhist printing presses were Lankaloka (1861) and Lankopakara (1862). There were Sinhala literary associations such as 'Samastha lanka ... However, in Pali commentaries the word Lanka is prominently used.
Home » Midweek Review » From Ceylon to Sri Lanka
The British name for the island, 'Ceylon' came from the Dutch 'Zeylan' . 'Zeylan' came from the Portuguese 'Ceilao'. Ceilao came from the Arabic 'Zailan' which was derived from the indigenous 'Sinhala'.
“Turn Down for What?” & Buddhism – an intro for the modern world
It's a short, pretty accurate introduction to Buddhism that might appeal to, say, college freshmen. I especially appreciated the Buddha's early life as being described in terms of having the ultimate “helicopter parents.
Psychoanalysis and Jātaka Stories

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