We have a tradition at the San Mateo Buddhist Temple of observing a Pet and Plant Memorial Service each year in early October, during which we gratefully remember the animals who provide us with companionship as our pets. We also show our appreciation for the plants that support our lives, including the cut flowers that adorn the Buddha Shrine and bring us joy through their beauty. This year 2020, the Pet and Plant Memorial Service will be held online via Zoom Meeting on Sunday, October 4 at 9:30 a.m.Continue reading “Hanging by One Arm”
Chapter on Practice 35
Dharma Discussion: Diligence/Vīrya (August 2, 2020)
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- What motivates you to study the Buddha’s teachings?
- How have the goals that you are working to achieve in your life shifted as a result of hearing the Dharma and the Nembutsu?
- How has your way of working changed as a result of your encounter with the Nembutsu?