The 10 Perfections

1316 Views 0 Comment
Ten Qualities Leading to Buddhahood. Pāramitā (Sanskrit, Pali) or pāramī (Pāli) is “perfection” or “completeness”. While technically pāramī and pāramitā …

Śūnyatā

576 Views 0 Comment
Śūnyatā is a Sanskrit noun that derives from the adj. sūnya – ‘void’, Suññatā (Pāli; adj. suñña), Ku (Japanese), Śūnyatā …

Mantra

469 Views 0 Comment
For thousands of years, mystics, meditators, and yogis have used mantras for mental and spiritual transformation. A mantra is a …

Mahayana Buddhism

745 Views 0 Comment
Mahayana, ( Sanskrit: “Greater Vehicle” – literally, the “Greater Ox-Cart”)  is a spiritual movement that arose within Indian Buddhism around …

Mindfulness

790 Views 2 Comments
There are many different ways of understanding mindfulness: as a personality trait, as a meditative state and practice from the …

The Four Immeasureables

1992 Views 0 Comment
The Four Brahmaviharas, or Divine Abodes, are often translated as ‘the immeasurables’ or ‘the ‘immeasurable minds’. The four immeasurables, are …