Tag Archives: Buddhism

Quiet, be quieter than a tree

Quiet, be quieter than a tree listen to it prattle away: Quiet, be quieter than grass listen to it grow: Quiet, be quieter than your heart listen to what it’s saying to you: Yes, those who have ears to hear … Continue reading

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Flower bouquet, II

Nothing knows the power of community Nothing knows the impermanence of community then a bouquet of flowers © Meisaan Chan

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Flower bouquet, I

At first, I am overwhelmed by beauty I am blinded slowly, though, my eyes adjust and I start to see the subtle illness the subtle death the subtle imperfection and all of this gives me pause for praise, comfort, and … Continue reading

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The path of emptiness

Let go of suffering – what are you to do with it? Let go of joy – what are you to do with it? For you will not lose what you think you will lose and you will not gain … Continue reading

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Practicing focus is the practice of sacrifice

To sacrifice the moment’s gratification for something bigger is a practice that strengthens the soul a type of burning, brandishing fire © Meisaan Chan

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Remember me

Because the most powerful thing is mindfulness and the weakest thing is forgetfulness © Meisaan Chan

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You are not Kuan Yin of a thousand hands

Before you pick up the next thing please put down something you’re holding: keep the balance © Meisaan Chan

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