Weekly Highlights
Nirvana (Niết Bàn)
Monday, May 4, 2020(View: 7904)
The written words are meant to transmit the Teaching by making the invisible visible through the myriad of examples and metaphors.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020(View: 4075)
It is essential that we have the self-confidence and the belief in ourselves and our own capability to transcend the mundane.
Thursday, November 28, 2019(View: 4593)
The Truth shall wash away the grime of illiusion and awaken based one's own faculty and receptivity.
Thursday, October 3, 2019(View: 7775)
"Both our so-called luck and misfortune are the result of our Karmic doings. We will encounter whom we must to meet, until our Karmic entanglements are fully resolved. The Karmic world is a closed system and while inside it we shall not escape our own doings."
Sunday, August 18, 2019(View: 2456)
In order to truly understand the root of our sufferings, we must recognize the nature of our own mind and how our response the outer world impact our life journey. We are the product of our own doings. We create our future circumstances with each choice we make, along the life path.
Monday, May 4, 2020(View: 6187)
"I paint to manifest what words cannot express."-Diana Zen, ZenMoon
Tuesday, February 25, 2020(View: 1154)
May there be peace on earth and Inner Peace within everyone's heart.--ZenMoon
Thursday, November 28, 2019(View: 692)
Unlike the physical lotus bloom, at our own full-bloom of Enlightenment, we are longer confined within the cyclic existence of birth and death.-ZenMoon
Monday, July 29, 2019(View: 1464)
Season's Greetings for Inner Light and Peace Within for all creatures on earth.--ZenMoon
Saturday, October 27, 2018(View: 4690)
A New Year and a new beginning...
Monday, May 4, 2020(View: 9146)
There is only one actuality...one true Reality. Yet, we all see that absolute Reality differently. We each see our life reality through our own color-tinted lenses and filtered, distilled, and refined by our past experiences and bias.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020(View: 1628)
Our lifetime is precious and finite, we must embrace the murmur inside ourselves and embarks on the discovery for knowledge to return to our Timeless Inner Peace.
Thursday, November 28, 2019(View: 1558)
Our perceptions are perpetually influenced by our past. As we navigate through life using our senses and subjectively interpret the sensory information, our impressions are never truly accurate.
Sunday, August 18, 2019(View: 6813)
"Enlightenment is a absolute and unchanging state of being and awareness. One is either Enlightened or one is not Enlightened. There is nothing in between...no gray areas...no confusions."
Tuesday, January 15, 2019(View: 1729)
Our perception is a combination of the gathered awareness and our mind’s subjective interpretation of the information. The present can only be wholly acknowledged when we have complete vision of both ourselves and the world around us.
MY VARIOUS LIFE INTERESTS
Tuesday, May 5, 2020(View: 8114)
This is a story about Karma, surprisingly.
Sunday, May 3, 2020(View: 1621)
Calming music and imageries
Tuesday, February 25, 2020(View: 10713)
The actual reality changes as we project our fluctuating mind's reality onto the outer world.
Thursday, November 28, 2019(View: 10764)
Kindness to others is never lost and shall positively come back to oneself.-ZenMoon
Thursday, October 3, 2019(View: 10082)
The net of photographs reminds me of how the past envelops us and influences the present. It is only by Awakening from the dream state can we step outside our net into Daylight.
Friday, August 16, 2019(View: 1595)
Art is an expression of an individual's filtered viewpoint of the world and interpretation of a moment in time.--ZenMoon
Sunday, May 3, 2020(View: 1500)
Bodhidharma is the the first patriach Chan Buddhism to China...later known as Zen in Japan.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020(View: 3255)
An interesting video on the Japanese Buddhist altar, a butsudan.
Thursday, November 28, 2019(View: 3758)
"Lumbinī is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the Rupandehi district of Nepal.It is the place where Queen Mayadevi gave birth to Gautam Buddha."
Thursday, October 3, 2019(View: 7964)
"This short film, made by the International Dunhuang Project at the British Library, tells of the story of the sutra scroll, its science and its conservation."
Sunday, August 18, 2019(View: 4660)
Meditation has many benefits and is an essential tool to calm and clear the mind.
Thursday, June 6, 2019(View: 3823)
An excellent piece by PBS News Hour on an exhibit that brings together art, history and science to solve the mysteries of Chinese temples.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020(View: 9835)
Our memories & impressions are closely tied to our senses. Even a humble pie connects the past, present & future.
Monday, May 4, 2020(View: 12391)
This is a simple yet super nutritious vegetable soup with an accompaning avocado toast.
Thursday, February 27, 2020(View: 9058)
"Here's a vegetarian (and vegan) alternative version for those who miss that tangy, creamy lunchtime treat."
Tuesday, February 25, 2020(View: 5003)
Fish sauce is an essential ingredient in Southeast Asian dishes. This is a good recipe for making vegan fish sauce.
Thursday, October 3, 2019(View: 1287)
An interesting video about Kombucha. The brewer of a kombucha company talks about this fizzy, fermented beverage and how it is made.
Monday, May 4, 2020(View: 8684)
This is a very inspirational talk on sustainable design. Treated bamboo has great potential as a sustainable green timber source for imaginative architecture design.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020(View: 3466)
A plant-based diet is indeed a compassionate choice for our health, our planet, and for animals. This TED talk is very meaningful.
Thursday, November 28, 2019(View: 7719)
Being a weekday vegetarian is beneficial for the environment and humane for the animals.
Sunday, August 18, 2019(View: 5496)
Meatless Monday is a great concept. It is a simple commitment that yields big impact.
Thursday, June 6, 2019(View: 4295)
The lack of a self-centernedness egohood allows one to see outwards and be universally compassionate.--ZenMoon
Monday, May 18, 2020(View: 1412)
The complex journey of oxygen through your body
Monday, May 11, 2020(View: 1416)
A journey into the lungs to see how the respiratory system and automatic nervous system work together to keep us alive and breathing.
Monday, May 11, 2020(View: 1511)
But what does aging really mean, and how does it counteract the body’s efforts to stay alive?
Monday, May 4, 2020(View: 1577)
Explore how your immune system’s vast network of cells, tissues, and organs coordinate your body’s defenses against bacteria, viruses and toxins.
Friday, February 28, 2020(View: 3993)
An interesting documentary on plants as a source of medicine and healing.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020(View: 3848)
How to get quality sleep. Sleep is essential for good health so that we can continue to learn the Dharma.
Sunday, May 3, 2020(View: 7384)
How airborne particles are dispersed in the airplane cabin due to the airflow
Friday, February 28, 2020(View: 4755)
This is a natural enzyme drink that will help break down your food so your body can absorb the nutrients it needs to function well.
Thursday, February 27, 2020(View: 4094)
Brown-spotted bananas have numerous health benefits.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020(View: 3774)
The pineapple has many health benefits.
Thursday, October 3, 2019(View: 4716)
A clear healthy mind and body are a essential facilitators so that one may more easily learn the Teaching.
Monday, May 4, 2020
"The value of a person is not measured by materialistic gains or haves."-Diana Zen, ZenMoon
Monday, May 4, 2020
"Time is never in our favour. How much of a lifetime was actually spent on living life meaningfully and judiciously unwastefully?"-ZenMoon.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Treat everyone with kindness and understanding. We are all entangled in Karma. Live with compassion --ZenMoon
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
How profits comes before patients by drug companies.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Leather grown from mushrooms
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Evolution does not favor our perceptual reality. We construct and reconstruct our perception of the world based on our own belief and experience. We never perceive reality as it truly is.
Sunday, August 18, 2019
A tour of Vietnam from Hanoi to Saigon with stops in Sa Pa and Tam Coc.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
This is an interesting piece from 20/20. We are the composition of our past. We come into the current lifetime with a continuous collective stream of consciousness.--ZenMoon
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
A clean and decluttered space gives ones a more optimum living environment to study the Teaching.
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
We exists within a dualistic physical world. We are the product of the Karma created by our dualistic mind. Zen is the freedom from the mind's duality and transcendence from life's duality.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Ultimately, we are our own saviour and liberator. With self-determination, Dzung, everyone is capable of reaching the spiritual destination: Nirvana.--ZenMoon
Monday, October 22, 2018
Some brief yet meaningful highlights from Chef Eric Ripert's spiritual venture and learning about the Buddhisht philosphy behind monastery cuisine.