Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

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Mr. G
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Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Wed Jan 05, 2011 8:35 pm

    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu

remm
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby remm » Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:53 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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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:59 pm

Thank you renm! I will take a look at these as well! :smile:
    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby tamdrin » Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:49 pm


Mr. G
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:46 am

thanks for that tamdrin.

Anyone else have any other good blogs to share?
    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu


Mr. G
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:09 pm

Thanks for that Huseng!
    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu


Mr. G
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:35 pm

Thanks for those links plwk!
    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu

Mr. G
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:58 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.
    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Astus » Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:42 pm

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

Sujato's Blog - the title says it.
"There is no such thing as the real mind. Ridding yourself of delusion: that's the real mind."
(Sheng-yen: Getting the Buddha Mind, p 73)

"Neither cultivation nor seated meditation — this is the pure Chan of Tathagata."
(Mazu Daoyi, X1321p3b23; tr. Jinhua Jia)

“Don’t rashly seek the true Buddha;
True Buddha can’t be found.
Does marvelous nature and spirit
Need tempering or refinement?
Mind is this mind carefree;
This face, the face at birth."

(Nanyue Mingzan: Enjoying the Way, tr. Jeff Shore; T2076p461b24-26)

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Blue Garuda » Tue Jan 18, 2011 5:26 pm

Here's the Jonangpa Foundation's:

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

Postby pueraeternus » Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:47 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/
If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Mr. G » Tue Jan 18, 2011 8:53 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:
    How foolish you are,
    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
    - Vasubandhu

Jechbi
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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Jechbi » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:48 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 8:44 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

Best,
Laura

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Re: Share Your Favorite Buddhist Blogs

Postby Su DongPo » Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:06 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 5:53 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 10:11 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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