News Round Up for w/e 12th March 2023
News and snippets from Zen Cyber-space
This week, are we all alone in this world or at one with everything?
Bodhisattva Vows in a Troubled World We are living in a time of great peril and possibility. There seems to be no bottom to the horror that each news cycle offers up, and it’s hard to know if we will ever be able to pull ourselves out of ...
All Alone or One With Everything? Are we all alone in this world or at one with everything? Nick Walser shines a spotlight on the paradoxical nature of loneliness.
Indian Railways To Launch Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train From Safdarjung Offering an incredible and comfortable journey to all the important Buddhist sites across India and Nepal, the Railways will launch the Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train from Safdarjung on 11 March 2023.
Making Friends with the Cement Mixer, by Ajahn Sumedho Sometimes we want to have a monastery that is perfectly silent, like a dream place. Spirit Rock in California is a beautiful place, it’s in Marin County across from San Francisco, and they have built some lovely buildings and a meditation hall. It has been well thought out and it is modest and convenient. But there are these turkey vultures.
Attachment to Gender Identity How does attachment to gender identity come into being? Ayya Soma will share reflections on the topic based on the Samyoga Sutta, AN 7.51.