Sunday Sutra

Tonight I will be focusing on Sutra No. 5 from book one (which is the portion on contemplation) from The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali. They are a collection of 196 Sanskrit sutras (aphorisms) on the theory and practice of yoga. The Yoga Sutras were compiled sometime between 500 BCE and 400 CE by the sage Patanjali in India who synthesized and organized knowledge aboutContinue reading “Sunday Sutra”

Today’s Daily Buddha

“We are what we think. All that we are arises…” According to the Buddhist tradition, Gautama was born in Lumbini, now in modern-day Nepal, and raised in Kapilvastu, which may have been either in what is present-day Tilaurakot, Nepal or Piprahwa, India.  According to Buddhist tradition, he obtained his enlightenment in Bodh Gaya, gave his first sermon in Sarnath, and diedContinue reading “Today’s Daily Buddha”

Today’s Daily Buddha

“The mind is everything. What you think When you realize nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you. Lao Tzu Lao Tzu, also rendered as Laozi and Lao-Tze, was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity inContinue reading “Today’s Daily Buddha”

Today’s Daily Budhha

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” Gautama Buddha  Gautama Buddha was a philosopher, mendicant, meditator, spiritual teacher, and religious leader who lived in Ancient India. He is revered as the founder of the world religion of Buddhism. He taught for around 45 years and built a large following, both monastic and layContinue reading “Today’s Daily Budhha”