How Do We Want To Live? It seems as though profit has become the dominant value in the U.S. to the exclusion of the needs and dignity of workers for a living wage, health insurance and security. Serving the stockholder has become top priority and the quality of life for many has deteriorated as a […]
Why So Much Anxiety? Why is there so much anxiety in the world today? Technology has transformed every aspect of life and changes continue to occur more and more frequently. Old expectations of how the world should work no longer apply. We have the potential of a highly uncertain future from climate change. As we […]
The Question Exactly, what is faith and how do you find it? In Nichiren Buddhism, faith doesn’t just appear from nowhere. It is built step-by-step. If you decide to practice, I can tell you that chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo will enable your life to work, but you’ll need to prove to yourself. You can start by sitting […]
Chanting for goals develops faith in the practitioner
Chanting through major obstacles and running a marathon are similar.
Learning to Trust the Wisdom Within Post#2 By Margaret Blaine, The Practical Buddhist Usually when you start to practice you don’t yet believe you have a Buddha nature within, a deeper source of wisdom, courage and happiness. In the past you have relied on your intellectual understanding. Experience teaches all of us that sometimes […]
How chanting for goals teaches the practitioner how to master their mind and be unbowed by the winds of life.
Chanting for goals teaches a practitioner how to to create a successful life .
Chanting practice is the most practical way to begin the day. It allows the practitioner to tap a deep wisdom to be used in daily activities.
Do you have an obstacle, or more than one, which is keeping you from moving forward in your life? We all have these at different times in our lives. What can you do to overcome an obstacle? Probably in the past you thought that the problem was due to something outside of yourself, another person, […]