Delani

Author's details

Name: Delani Gabardini
Date registered: September 14, 2009
URL: http://www.thebuddhacenter.org

Biography

Buddhist for 18 years and co-founder of the Buddha center on second life - we bring Buddhism to your house

Latest posts

  1. Rebirth / Reincarnation , Self , not-self and Karma – Discussion Group Topic 7/22 at the Buddha Center — July 24, 2018
  2. Zen Stories – Buddha Center Campfire Night – 7/22/2018 — July 23, 2018
  3. Wonderful Zen Stories – Life Stories — July 18, 2018
  4. Metta vs Vipassina — June 23, 2018
  5. What we Learn from our Teachers — May 1, 2018

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Jul 24

Rebirth / Reincarnation , Self , not-self and Karma – Discussion Group Topic 7/22 at the Buddha Center

Rebirth / Reincarnation , Self , not-self and Karma In order to understand what Buddha actually taught on this obviously difficult topic it is important to, firstly, understand Buddhas view on Reality. Buddha taught the so called Middle Way which means we should look at Reality in two ways.1; the Ultimate Reality of the Non-Dual …

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Jul 23

Zen Stories – Buddha Center Campfire Night – 7/22/2018

Zen Stories The purpose is not to try to explain the stories, because that would be missing the point: The stories themselves are the experience. Only you can meditate upon them to realize the insights within them. Zen carries many meanings, none of them entirely definable. If they are defined, they are not Zen. Thirty …

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Jul 18

Wonderful Zen Stories – Life Stories

Zen stories can be used by anyone – Buddhist and non-Buddhist alike. Zen stories, which are also life stories, teach us to realize our true nature. Zen Masters advise us to let intuition arise when absorbing these stories (also called Koans). Enjoy! Empty your cup Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received …

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Jun 23

Metta vs Vipassina

Tricylce magazine What is Metta Meditation? Discovering your capacity for lovingkindness By Sharon Salzberg In metta meditation, we direct lovingkindness toward ourselves and then, in a sequence of expansion, towards somebody we love already. Somebody we are neutral towards. Somebody we have difficulty with. And ultimately toward all beings everywhere without distinction. In vipassana meditation, …

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May 01

What we Learn from our Teachers

From a talk I held at the Buddha Center in 2016 Today my talk is my real-life experience which I would like to share with you Teachers The nice thing about having teachers is that we can pass on to others what we learned from them. An example of a superior, knowing Buddhist teacher came …

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May 01

The Path of Liberation

Suffering comes to an end only when a person is so in touch with life that he or she is completely at peace, regardless of physical or emotional circumstances. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche We must be liberated in order to be free from suffering. The Buddha gave us the 4 noble truths and the 8 fold …

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May 11

Wonderful Day at the Buddha Center

Vesak day was enjoyed by all at the Buddha Center, We engagaged in Offerings to the Buddha, Mandala painting and many talks and meditation sessions It was a great success!

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May 06

Heart Sutra Analysis Part 1

Talk given at Riverview Dharma Center 2016-11-27 Welcome, After the talk on the Heart Sutra and Mantra a few questions of hearers remained in my mind and it felt it would be a good idea to address the core of these questions in a follow up talk. This talk we have today. The topic of …

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Apr 02

Talk given by Jos Joseph, Sanga Member on Second Life

Good read! Delani Talk given at Riverview Dharma Center 2016-11-27 Welcome, After the talk on the Heart Sutra and Mantra a few questions of hearers remained in my mind and it felt it would be a good idea to address the core of these questions in a follow up talk. This talk we have today. …

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Apr 01

We talk about Loving Kindness at the Buddha Center but do we practice it in our everyday life

a beautiful article as a reminder to us all  » Basic Buddhism Guide » Snapshots » Loving-kindness – Forgivemess “Please put the attention on the breath. Have forgiveness in your heart for anything you think you’ve done wrong . Forgive yourself for all the past omissions and commissions. They are long gone. Understand that you …

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