The End of Karma

The promise of Buddhism is to end pain and suffering. Or as it's called in Prakrit, dukka. What's curious about life is that there are particular situations that seem to be triggers for dukka. And I think in the western world, at least, they are money and relationships with perhaps a third thrown in there, at least as we grow older - death. Or perhaps that's my own constellation...

By | 2010-01-11T06:59:44+00:00 August 6th, 2007|Zen|0 Comments

The question of continuity

Life is short and then you die. Or do you. I must confess I don't know whether you do or don't. So these are merely my reflections, my own points of view and my beliefs. Don't consider this any other way. What I will say in my own defense is that meditation does seem to provide a little bit of insight into the unknown...

By | 2010-02-06T17:05:19+00:00 July 31st, 2007|Zen|0 Comments