May, 2013

Home-leaving while at home

Home-leaving while at home

05.23.2013  |  Comments Off on Home-leaving while at home

“Home-leaving” is the Buddhist term for taking up monastic life. You give up your family of origin and join a sangha of monks or nuns as your primary family and this spiritual family ... Continue Reading »

The self is like Los Angeles

The self is like Los Angeles

05.22.2013  |  Comments Off on The self is like Los Angeles

“Who am I?” Everyone wonders about this question at some point. For Buddhists, one angle on an answer is in the Pali word “anatta,” usually translated to mean there’s really no such thing ... Continue Reading »