Margaret Blaine Home

Applying Buddhist Philosophy and Practice
to the issues of daily life 

Newcomers

  • learning what to expect from Buddhism
  • getting ready to prove the practice to yourself
  • being introduced to the basic philosophy

Practitioners

  • establishing a consistent practice
  • learning  how to set effective goals
  • working at mastering your mind

Margaret Blaine, Author

Margaret Blaine, a counselor for 25 years, & a 20 year practitioner of Nichiren Buddhism, is passionate about beginners and making the practice accessible to new people. She has taught newcomers in an Oregon prison, written the book Your Path to Unshakeable Happiness for new people and created this website with topics pertinent to novices. “I love to watch people’s lives take off. It is the most rewarding thing I do.”  Learn More


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Books

Your Path to Unshakeable Happiness

What if you knew that the path to happiness was your birthright and given the right set of tools you could be happy most of the time even when life is most challenging? How would your life be different or better? What pain would you let go?

Stepping Stones

Do you need to resolve difficult issues in your life?  What changes do you want to make?

This workbook provides a step-by-step path to a proven Buddhist path, geared to the 21st century lifestyle, which allows anyone to take their life into their own hands and become happy.

What Are People Saying?

 I wish I’d had this workbook when I was starting! It’s excellent for beginners and experienced members both, a great tool. I highly recommend it…” 
– Bonnie S.

 Stepping Stones is a perfect field guide for understanding the practice of Nichiren Buddhism.   Each step will take you down the path of self-discovery. You’ll learn how to work together with the universe for remarkable results.”
– Cat. S.

Practical, grounded in daily life but attuned tot he complexities of Buddhist philosophy, this workbook is an essential guide to a vibrant and committed practice.”- C. Zahnow

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