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Are You Aware of External Hindrances to Buddhist Practice?

Buddhism is the practice and philosophy for transforming all of our lives, providing the path to becoming absolutely happy. Because of this it deals with the impulses which can either assist or hinder our attainment of unshakeable happiness.  Both the impulses which assist, arising from fundamental enlightenment, and the forces which impede our progress, originating […]

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When I Chant, My Mind Goes to My Fears. What Should I Do?

I received an email with this question. I try to focus properly but my mind goes to my fears. What should I do?” Since we all have fears from time to time, this is an important question. President Ikeda points out that there is nothing wrong with having an active mind while chanting. That that […]

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Conquer Overwhelming Circumstances with Buddhist Practice

When overwhelmed, too busy or in crisis, the temptation might be to chant less because of time constraints You think,”I’m so busy I don’t have time.” The net effect of this is to push the practice to the periphery of your life rather than keeping it in the center. when we do this, we’ve pulled […]

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Remarkable News! Faith is More Powerful than Control

Believe it or not, chanting with faith produces more benefit than trying to control the process. What Does Control Look Like? When we strategize we are attempting to control the process by thinking through different probable paths to the goal. When we try to control the process this way, we are, in essence, saying that […]

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5 Steps to a Successful Life Transition: A Guest Experience

Katy had run a successful consulting business in the high-tech industry where her clients were all in another state. She had to travel frequently and she had a her young daughter and husband at home. The work was lonely and she couldn’t be part of a team. Then, in 2012, her business slowed down. Looking […]

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Are You chanting While Focusing on Obstacles or the End goal?

When chanting for a goal, we often focus on the obstacles to reaching it. This happens because we are worried about them, or they seem overwhelming. Unfortunately, when we chant while focusing on the obstacles, we are inadvertently using the law of cause and effect to produce what we don’t want. Set the Seed Cause […]

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