What is the best way to get into Buddhism? [Reader Question]

Why some people become Buddhist in this life time and while others don't has a lot to do with their individual karma. It is important to stress that each major religion has tools to develop and cultivate practices that generate inner happiness. Buddhism is focused on cultivating 'enlightened mind' Bodhicitta, and on cultivating inner happiness. … Continue reading What is the best way to get into Buddhism? [Reader Question]

Bloom [Tanka Poem]

The pure smile swells bloom, Our interconnected dance compassion in me Grows grace; moves the sands of time Forgiven are days of woe Rev. Dr. K. Sonan Wangmo Tanka [Not Thangka 😉 ]:  Japanese poetry - must be exactly 5 lines, has to have  5-7-5-7-7 syllable count. 🙂