Sutra Class – 6/4/22

Chapter Seven: ‘Bodily Reading of the Lotus Sūtra’ – by Ruben Habito. The articles are in Teiser, SF and Stone, J (eds.) (2009) Readings of the Lotus Sutra. Columbia University Press. Reading and discussing these articles provides a very useful context for...

The Buddhist Dharma

The shorthand meaning is the teachings of Śakyamuni Buddha. The term has a much broader, more nuanced, understanding of teachings than we normally acknowledge. We will explore this in order to expand our perception on this gem.

Sangha Discussion on Personal Efforts on the Ecological Crisis

Sangha Discussion on Personal Efforts on the Ecological Crisis – The ecological crises require attention systemically – through corporate and governmental policy, institutional – Tendai Buddhist Institute has been involved from the very beginning of its...

Sutra Class – 5/7/22

Chapter Seven: ‘Bodily Reading of the Lotus Sūtra’ – resuming on page 192 – by Ruben Habito. The articles are in Teiser, SF and Stone, J (eds.) (2009) Readings of the Lotus Sutra. Columbia University Press. Reading and discussing these articles provides a...

Vimalakīrti Sūtra Chapter Five – Inquiring about the Illness

An ongoing exploration of this important and popular sutra. After Shakyamuni Buddha’s disciples and most bodhisattvas all find reasons for not going to visit the deathly ill Vimalakīrti he asks Mañjuśrī Bodhisattva, who agrees to go. We discuss one chapter every...