Category Archives: Buddhism

The re-writing

Be blanklet me re-write you © Meisaan Chan

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The freedom of non-being

Mandalawiped awayfree to be free © Meisaan Chan

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God and rage

Rage fills earsHear no GodRage inside now Rage inside youGod’s voice inVoice rings like bell Filled with GodStill use rageNot used by rage © Meisaan Chan

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A caution on praise and criticism

Praise is more dangerous than criticismbut we can latch onto both Praise and criticism evaluate what we do,while we often allow them to evaluatewho we are © Meisaan Chan

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The prayer of interbeing

May it be as impossible to separate you from meas it would be to separate the tributary from the river © Meisaan Chan

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Why mindfulness?

Watch your every thought –errant ones: Redirect themWatch your body tightness –obstructed: Release itWatch your ego self –untethered: Re-tether it For thoughts lead to emotionswhich lead to body and ego –Stay alert! Handle gently at the sourceand do not allow … Continue reading

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After the dolphins, during the sunpour

Well, this moment is ridiculously beautiful, I say to GodRemember this in ridiculous pain, God says to meTouch eternal truth © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the countless open doors

There once was a woman who entered a mansion with countless rooms and countless open doors, and each door led into a place of light and fragrance. She walked up and down the endless corridors. Then, overwhelmed, she sat down … Continue reading

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The four elements as spiritual mentors

The four elements, clearly, are older than prayer.Learn from them, your mentors Aligning your prayer to the elements is knowing your placeand the beginning of your relationship to them © Meisaan Chan

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On thoughts

Beloved horse wanderswithout training With some training,reins slow down its desire to galloppulling hard, any moment it could break Sometimes inattentiveness, full gallopand pulling on reins doesn’t stophopelessly carried along,too much, too little Beloved horse can still be belovedand still … Continue reading

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