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Seven Signs You May Be Unfuckwithable

Seven Signs You May Be Unfuckwithable

“When you are truly genuine, there will invariably be people who do not accept you. And in that case, you must be your own badass self, without apology.” ~ Katie Goodman What does it mean to be unfuckwithable? It means being, becoming, and overcoming the pinnacle of yourself, in the moment, despite self-doubt or the doubt of others. It means full engagement with being, becoming, and overcoming the... »

7 Buddha Quotes to Assist You On Your Journey

7 Buddha Quotes to Assist You On Your Journey

“Buddhism is made up of all non-Buddhist elements.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh. Buddhism teaches different ways of realizing the ultimate truths of this life, and also sheds light on the path leading to inner peace and happiness. Here are 7 potentially transformative pieces of wisdom from the Buddha which you can benefit from. (There are several quotes floating around on the Internet which have been misatt... »

A Beautiful Teaching by Buddha About Using Your Gifts

A Beautiful Teaching by Buddha About Using Your Gifts

Here’s a lovely story from Gautama Buddha about a rich father and his poor son, it reminds me a little about the prodigal son, a parable by Jesus. Once there was a very rich man, but due his wealth his son was lazy and did not know how to earn money. This used to trouble his father a lot and he lost his sleep wondering what his son would do when he died. As the father grew older, he was more... »

5 Ways to Suffer More Successfully

5 Ways to Suffer More Successfully

“There are two ways to escape suffering in the Inferno. The first is easy: accept the inferno and become such a part of it that you can no longer see it. The second is risky and demands constant vigilance and apprehension: seek and learn to recognize who and what, in the midst of the Inferno, are not the Inferno, then help them endure, give them space.” ~ Italo Calvino Pain is a natural part of li... »

Surpassing Mentors and Escaping the Master’s Shadow

Surpassing Mentors and Escaping the Master’s Shadow

“It is good to remember that the goal of Buddhism is to create Buddhas, not Buddhists, as the goal of Christianity is to create Christs, not Christians. In the same vein, my teachings are not meant to acquire followers or imitators, but to awaken beings to eternal truth and thus to awakened life and living.” –Adyashanti Standing on the shoulders of giants is very important, but remaining stuck the... »

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Delving into the Realms of Emptiness

“Just as it is known 
that an image of one’s face is seen 
depending on a mirror 
but does not really exist as a face, so the conception of “I” exists
 dependent on mind and body, 
but like the image of a face 
the “I” does not exist as its own reality at all.” – Nagarjuna What if I tell you that “I” doesn’t exist? What if I tell you “You” don’t exist? “You” and... »

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“If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him”

“Like they say in Zen, when you attain Satori, nothing is left for you in that moment than to have a good laugh.” –Alan Watts The title of this article is a koan attributed to a 1st century Zen Master named Linji Yixuan. It’s obviously not meant to be taken literally, since killing is wrong. It’s a koan with shock-value, meant to jar us awake, a tool meant for self-exploration and self-interrogati... »

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Vipassana ~ A Path to Self Awareness

Vipassana is the way to see things as they really are; it is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation that was discovered by Gautama Buddha more than 2500 years. He then taught vipassana as a way to enlightenment and a universal remedy for day-to-day problems. Vipassana saw a resurgence with S N Goenka, who after learning vipassana started teaching others in 1969. This has lead t... »

The Relation Between Long Hair & Extrasensory Perception

The Relation Between Long Hair & Extrasensory Perception

We are conditioned to think that hair styling is important and how it makes a cool fashion statement. But in olden times it was a different story. An interesting find revealed that long hair in men was actually related to consciousness or the sixth sense. Does that sound alarming? Lets delve a bit more into this topic. During the Vietnam war, special forces in the war department had sent undercove... »

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Buddha Boy with Divine Powers

We have written about the Buddha boy before, Ram Bahadur Bomjon who is trying to attain enlightenment by meditating with minimal food and drink for six years. But there has been a lot of criticism, a lot of praise and some unbelievable achievements by this young lad. One such ability is to alter his body temperature to suit the environment, its possible by a certain kind of meditation to keep ones... »

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