(Translated by Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD) On February 13, 2012, a select number of highly skilled (female) students – from the Iranian Ninja Training School –
The Buddha explains clearly, in every expression of his teaching, that consciousness and physical matter are not two different things, even though they may be
I have no interest in the business that is Energy Medicine (indeed, I believe all healing should be ‘free’), and even less interest in this
The Buddha explained that physical existence is ‘nama-rupa’, or ‘mind-body’. This analysis is found in the received Chain of Dependent Origination (specifically in the 4th link which is conditioned by consciousness [mind], and which in turn conditions the sixfold sense-base [body]).
Simple preparation on sand for the full ‘lotus’ position, also referred to within Chinese Buddhist (and Daoist) traditions as the ‘Vajrasana’ (金剛座 – Jin Gang
For those living in ordinary society but wishing to practice the Dharma, the Buddha advocated that the desire mechanism be controlled rather than transcended. This ‘control’ centres around applying an appropriate sexual manifestation in society that is not excessive or that violates the social codes of the time. This is the practice of appropriate sexual discipline that allows the desiring mechanism to function through strictly defined parameters.