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Name: Yuri Marcus
Date registered: September 14, 2009
URL: http://www.thebuddhacenter.org/

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founder of the buddha center

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  1. Reciting the Three Refuges as Intentional Practice — May 5, 2017
  2. Nirvana by Thich naht hanh — May 3, 2017
  3. All Phenomena is Causally Conditioned . . . Even You — July 1, 2016
  4. Thich Nhat Hanh – Through The Insight Of Interbeing — June 27, 2016
  5. Friendships — June 23, 2016

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May 05

Reciting the Three Refuges as Intentional Practice

Engaging the Three Refuges by Wayne Ren-Cheng for a talk at the Buddha Center, Second Life – 030317 Across Buddhist traditions the Three Refuges (P., tritratna) is the initial step for all on the Noble Path. In the Chinese Ch’an tradition reciting the Three Refuges (also known as the Three Treasures or Three Jewels of …

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May 03

Nirvana by Thich naht hanh

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Jul 01

All Phenomena is Causally Conditioned . . . Even You

All Phenomena is Causally Conditioned . . . Even You by Wayne Ren-Cheng Causality, co-dependent arising, the causal chain, the arising and falling away of phenomena, causal conditioning, these are all labels for the causes and effects brought about by the reality of impermanence. Due to the dynamism of the Universe we inhabit there is …

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Jun 27

Thich Nhat Hanh – Through The Insight Of Interbeing

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Jun 23

Friendships

In an ancient Buddhist story, the Buddha’s faithful attendant, Ananda, asked about the importance of having wholesome companions. Ananda asked the Buddha whether having noble friends and companions wasn’t half of the holy life. The Buddha replied: “Do not say so, Ananda. Noble friends and companions are the whole of the holy life.” (SN 45.2, …

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Jun 13

Dharma of the Individual

by Wayne Ren-Cheng Buddhism in the West must find a way to skillfully harness the power of the individualistic view and action of those who choose the Noble Path. In each person is a reservoir of imagination, skills, gifts, compassion and the Buddha-element. These are reservoirs that can be tapped for the benefit of all. …

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Jun 13

Schedule Update BC

Monday 08:30 AM SLT – 30 minutes of silent meditation with Tashi Aura in the Main Temple. 01:00 PM SLT – 1st and 3rd of the month teaching with Venerable Wayne Slacker in Deer Park (in voice). 03:00 PM SLT – Session with Mani in Deer Park (in voice). 05:30 PM SLT -30 minutes of …

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Jun 08

PRINCE WICKED AND THE GRATEFUL ANIMALS

PRINCE WICKED AND THE GRATEFUL ANIMALS Once upon a time a king had a son named Prince Wicked. He was fierce and cruel, and he spoke to nobody without abuse, or blows. Like grit in the eye, was Prince Wicked to every one, both in the palace and out of it. His people said to …

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Jun 07

A SQUIRREL AND THE DHARMA: PRAGMATISM IN BUDDHISM

By Wayne Hughes Pragmatism is not a modern phenomena. It is a multi-layered philosophical concept with Charles Sandford Pierce and William James as its roots, and the growth of the Neo-pragmatist ideas of Richard Rorty as its branch into contemporary thought and action. The realization that pragmatism did not begin with Pierce’s labeling it, that …

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Apr 24

FOUR ENNOBLING TRUTHS/EIGHTFOLD PATH

FOUR ENNOBLING TRUTHS/EIGHTFOLD PATH by Wayne Ren-Cheng Thus I have heard, “And what is the middle way realized by the Tathagata that — producing vision, producing knowledge — leads to calm, to direct knowledge, to self-awakening, to Unbinding? Precisely this Noble Eightfold Path: right view, right resolve, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, …

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