Category Archives: Dialogues

Discussions , interviews, conversations

Midnight Chat with Mara

[ In Buddhist mythology, Mara represents the mind of illusion, doubt, and death. He is often depicted as a demon. Except for once, all of Mara’s visits to the Buddha took place some time after the Buddha’s enlightenment. ] One … Continue reading

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Bernadette Roberts Interview

Many thanks to the Awakening to Reality blog for this interview, reposted in it’s entirety.    Prologue / Commentary  Here’s a very interesting interview with Bernadette Roberts, a modern Christian contemplative who spoke about her experience of moving from the … Continue reading

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Mara Comes to Tea

[ In Buddhist mythology, Mara represents the minds of illusion, doubt, and death. He is often depicted as a demon.  With just one exception,  Mara’s visits to the Buddha took place some time after the Buddha’s enlightenment. ] Last night, … Continue reading

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Immanuel and Gratitude 2.0

One of the great good fortunes of this life has been my friendship with Immanuel. How many people do I know who can talk about Arthur Schopenhauer and Shinran Shonen with equal  clarity and enthusiasm ? Immanuel was born to … Continue reading

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