Call Me by My True Names

This poem by Thich Nhat Hanh embodies the essence of what he calls “interbeing,” the innerconnectedness of all things. From: Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh In Plum Village, where I live in France, we receive many letters from the refugee camps in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, … Read more »

How to tell whether something really is your Real Mind or not – The Buddha in the Shurangama Sutra

Essence of Buddhism writes: In the Shurangama Sutra, the Buddha starts off by saying that people who undertake spiritual cultivation but fail to realize ultimate enlightenment all fail because they don’t understand 2 fundamentals roots – the 2 different types of mind.  They only think that there is 1 type of mind – their thoughts … Read more »

How to Find Your Life Purpose: An Unconventional Approach

By Leo Babauta Let’s say you’re feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, can’t find your passion, directionless, not clear on what your purpose in life is. You’re in good company — most people are in the same boat. Now, there about a million things online telling you how to find your passion in life, and … Read more »