Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Daikoku Holiday Buddhist Tradition; An Alternative to Santa Claus!

The Tradition of Daikoku Sonja For the Holidays! Listen my children and you shall hear of the story of Daikoku the Buddhist Santa Claus…  A long, long time ago, in a place so far away, there lived 7 gods of … Continue reading

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Lecture on the Lotus Sutra Chapter 3 ‘A Parable’

Lecture on the Lotus Sutra Chapter 3 ‘A Parable’. Tonight we have our monthly lecture on the Lotus Sutra.  Come and gain this invaluable experience, merit and purify yourself for the New Year in the Buddha’s Core teachings.  With Gassho…

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Has Buddhism Contributed To The Modernization of Western Religions?

Has Buddhism Contributed To The Modernization of Western Religions?.

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Has Buddhism Contributed To The Modernization of Western Religions?

Now back from the holiday, I hope you all had a pleasant time with family and friends. I have noticed recently as I take a few moments to listen to what Christianity and other teachings have adopted and changed in the … Continue reading

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A Deep Awakening! Seeing the Buddha, at last!…

  Now to take a break from the usual thread, I wanted to share my personal awakening experience.  I experienced deep insight into a teaching given by my teacher to “See the Buddha!”  Chapter 16; “If they respect me, believe me, and wish to see me.” In … Continue reading

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Difficulty In Meeting the Lotus Sutra

As we look deeper into the teaching of upholding the Lotus Sutra we think of our actions in promoting the teaching or exemplifying it in our lives.  But in order to understand the profoundness of our simply meeting this wonderful teaching … Continue reading

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