Buddhist Monkey Enters the Garden

This is my first encounter with Happy Tree Friends’ videos. This one is called Enter the Garden. The Buddhist Monkey enters the garden and defends it. What do you think the movie is trying to say? What is attacking the garden? Answer these questions and enter the garden of the 9 Minute Meditation course! Note: […]

How to Create a Delicious Partnership with Food

I want you to sign up for this fantastic series on how to create a delicious partnership with food. It  begins today and is absolutely free. Alexandra Jaye Johnson, the Chief Goddess & Co-Founder of en*theos, interviews extraordinary experts in the areas of health, spirituality, purpose, creativity, sensuality, self-care, motherhood, beauty, relationships and confidence. One […]

How to Build Self Confidence

This video is from another Ted Talk. This time we hear from an athletic coach, Dr. Ivan Joseph, the athletic director the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University, on how to build self confidence. You might think that athletics and meditation practices have nothing to do with each other, but please, think again. Think of […]

Rajeev Kahn – The HinJew

My daughter told me about this incredible yogi who she met at the Mount Madonna Center near Watsonville, California. She then send me a link about Rajeev Kahn – The HinJew to an arcicle in The Hindu, Kahn do! – The Hindu. In The Hindu article, we learn that Rajeev is an actor, director, singer, […]

Happy Mother’s Day

This post is dedicated to the Mothers of all Buddhas! Can you decode the meaning of the picture? Click one of the buttons below to share with your mother!

Buddha Gate Monastery

Last Saturday, my wife and I visited the Buddha Gate Monastery in Lafayette, California. The monastery is on 17 acres of beautiful land in what is know as the East Bay of San Francisco. [Read More…] The monastery is supported by the Chan tradition of Grand Master Venerable Wei Chueh who organized many monasteries in Taiwan as well as […]

Shake It Off!

One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be covered up anyway; it just wasn’t worth it to retrieve the donkey. He invited all his […]

God vs. Science

“Let me explain the problem science has with religion.”The atheist professor of philosophy pauses before his class and then asks one of his new students to stand.’You’re a Christian, aren’t you, son?’ ‘Yes sir,’ the student says. ‘So you believe in God?’ ‘Absolutely ‘ ‘Is God good?’ ‘Sure! God’s good.’ ‘Is God all-powerful? Can God […]

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