Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

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Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:35 pm

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby remm » Thu Jan 06, 2011 7:53 am

One of my favorites is Wayne's blog. http://waynedhamma.blogspot.com/
And then there's Rev. Heng Sure's blog: http://paramita.typepad.com
And then Richards blog: www.buddhadharma.com

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Postby Mr. G » Thu Jan 06, 2011 1:59 pm

Thank you renm! I will take a look at these as well! :smile:
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:46 pm

thanks for that tamdrin.

Anyone else have any other good blogs to share?
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Indrajala » Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:57 pm

Robert Thurman has a podcast which is kinda like a blog:

http://bobthurmanpodcast.com/
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:09 pm

Thanks for that Huseng!
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:35 pm

Thanks for those links plwk!
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:58 pm

Sweep the dust, Push the dirt

Everyday Exile

Everyday Exile is a platform which allows Tibetans in exile anywhere in the world to share their personal stories, in words and images, with an online readership with the eventual goal of sharing these stories in print format. In 2009, Tammy came to McleodGanj, India, capital of the Tibetan government in exile and home to HH the 14th Dalai Lama. She became involved in a small non-profit where she volunteered as an English conversation teacher and helped plan events to broaden awareness of the Tibetan situation. While in McleodGanj, Tammy became acquainted with numerous Tibetan exiles, including former political prisoners, monks and nuns. Their personal stories moved her deeply. When she returned to the US and spoke about her experiences, Tammy realized that a surprising number of people have little or no knowledge of the Tibetan situation. She began to develop Everyday Exile Project, a way to bring the Tibetan situation to a wider audience. It quickly developed into an on-going internet outlet for Tibetan exile voices.
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Astus » Tue Jan 18, 2011 5:42 pm

Wake Up and Laugh! - group blog of followers and admirers of Daehaeng Kunsunim.

Sujato's Blog - the title says it.
1 Myriad dharmas are only mind.
Mind is unobtainable.
What is there to seek?

2 If the Buddha-Nature is seen,
there will be no seeing of a nature in any thing.

3 Neither cultivation nor seated meditation —
this is the pure Chan of Tathagata.

4 With sudden enlightenment to Tathagata Chan,
the six paramitas and myriad means
are complete within that essence.


1 Huangbo, T2012Ap381c1 2 Nirvana Sutra, T374p521b3; tr. Yamamoto 3 Mazu, X1321p3b23; tr. J. Jia 4 Yongjia, T2014p395c14; tr. from "The Sword of Wisdom"

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Blue Garuda » Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:26 pm

Here's the Jonangpa Foundation's:

http://greatmiddleway.wordpress.com/
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Indrajala » Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:47 pm

Astus has a blog too:

http://eubuddhist.blogspot.com/



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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby pueraeternus » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:47 pm

It is always delightful to read Huseng's blog:
http://huayanzang.blogspot.com/

Ven. Huifeng have a blog too, but he seemed to have stopped posting since 2008:
http://wisdom.buddhistdoor.com/huifeng/

This blog has excellent study materials for the Abhidharmakosa:
http://abhidharmakosa.wordpress.com/
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:53 pm

pueraeternus wrote:It is always delightful to read Huseng's blog:
http://huayanzang.blogspot.com/

Ven. Huifeng have a blog too, but he seemed to have stopped posting since 2008:
http://wisdom.buddhistdoor.com/huifeng/


These were mentioned above. Thanks! :smile:
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Jechbi » Fri Jan 21, 2011 7:48 am

Here is a directory worth looking at.

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Ngawang Drolma » Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:44 pm

pueraeternus wrote:This blog has excellent study materials for the Abhidharmakosa:
http://abhidharmakosa.wordpress.com/


How excellent, thanks! :twothumbsup:

And how could I not plug my own? :lol:
dharmacorner.net

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Su DongPo » Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:06 pm

Huseng wrote:Robert Thurman has a podcast which is kinda like a blog:

http://bobthurmanpodcast.com/


About the time I subscribed to Thurman's podcasts, he stopped updating them. I'd like to think it wasn't personal :? .

I like his style of teaching, although he has apparently exasperated some of my friends. Ah well, to each his/her own.

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Nosta » Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:53 pm

I would strongly suggest that anyone posting a link to a blog should write 1-3 lines speaking briefly about it: what it speaks about, what do you think about it, etc. In that way, members didnt have to chek everyone, one by one, but only the most interesting ones.

Just an idea of coarse. :)

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:11 pm



:thumbsup:

Nosta wrote:I would strongly suggest that anyone posting a link to a blog should write 1-3 lines speaking briefly about it: what it speaks about, what do you think about it, etc. In that way, members didnt have to chek everyone, one by one, but only the most interesting ones.


Bhante Dhammika's blog is very useful. He talks about current events and issues and mostly draws from the Pali Canon, but not exclusively. He was a Theravada monk, but now is actually "officially" a Mahayana monk. He talks about Buddhayana in one of his books and this is more like what he practices and teaches, but definitely focuses on the early teachings / early Buddhism.

He is a regular contributor / editor at Dhamma Wiki too.


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