The Power Of I Am

Drew Heriot, James Twyamn, Hay House House Films, and others present this video on the power of I-AM. In this video, you can learn to use the most powerful words ever spoken! I am that, I am is the code to harness this power. [Note the comma!] I am every that that there is. This […]

In Memory Of Dr. Martin Luther King

I offer this post in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King. He and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh knew each other and were friends. They both worked diligently for human rights and to stop the war in Vietnam. Dr. King even nominated Thich Nhat Hanh for the Nobel Peace Prize. In a letter to his […]

Hay House World Summit

The Hay House World Summit is starting today, June 1. Louise Hay, founder and publisher of Hay House, is a mensch in the sense of what Roshi Bernie Glassman describes. Her life long goal is to make this world a better place to live for all species. This qualifies her as a bodhisattva! It turns out that […]

Vows of the Bodhisattvas

Vows of the Bodhisattvas Creations are numberless, I vow to free them Delusions are inexhaustible, I vow to transform them Reality is boundless, I vow to perceive it The awakened way is unsurpassable, I vow to embody it A bodhisattva is an enlightened being who has forsaken final nirvana in order to help save all […]

Mother Earth Is Inside Of Us

This quote is a transcription of the first part of a dharma talk by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (know as Thay by his followers). The talk took place in Lower Hamlet, Plum Village, France on November 29, 2012. The title of the talk is “A New Teaching on the Twelve Nidanas.” The nidanas are the 12 teachings of […]

Mill Valley Honors Two MaryKnoll Sisters

In a matter of a week or two, Paula Carvey managed to fill the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley, California to capacity for a fundraiser for the MaryKnoll Sisters World Wide Ministries. Prior to the interview with Sister Mary Reese and Sister Rosalie Lacorte, comedians Mark Pitta and Dana Carvey performed for about an hour […]

Skillful Means

Skillful means in Buddhism are practices which promote listening deeply to others, understanding their suffering, and recognizing their different needs. Some people may need to appeal to the bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshvara to assuage their pain and suffering. Others may simply need a compassionate listener to express their feelings. Skillful means enhance our social connections […]