Worthy Quotes

Worthy Quotes

  • So, are you conscious? Do you live in a world of energy or mentality? Suopo Passerby
  • “I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness.” Dr. Max Planck, 1918 Nobel Laureate in Physics.
  • “If there is any religion that would cope with modern scientific needs, it could be Buddhism.” Dr. Albert Enistein, 1921 Nobel Laureate in Physics.
  • “All phenomena originate from mentality.” Buddha

Reality: Nothing but Mentality

Nothing but Mentality

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16. Citta (iii) The First Principle of Truth

In this post, we discuss the relationship between Citta and truth. What is a truth? On dictionary.com, the three top definitions of “truth” are: “the true or…

15. Citta (ii) Enlightened and Luminous

In this post, we discuss the relationship between Citta and enlightenment. Astasahasrika-Prajnaparamita (道行般若波羅蜜經), “is a Mahāyāna Buddhist sūtra in the category of Prajñāpāramitā sūtra literature….

14. Citta (i): The Ultimate Reality

In this post, we discuss Buddha’s teaching on Ultimate Reality. Let’s start with the Romanized Sanskrit terms for the two concepts to be discussed.   Citta…

13. Such is the Way of Dharma

We discuss the Buddhist doctrine known as “Such is the Way of Dharma (Chinese=法爾如是)” in this post. This phrase “Such Is The Way of Dharma”…

12. Two Conditions of Dharma

Having discussed epistemology, we focus on Buddha’s teachings on reality. Since their means of knowledge differ, one can expect that Buddha’s teachings on reality differ…

11. Epistemology (ix) Mentergy

In conclusion to the Epistemology discussion, we discuss the epistemological relationship between science and Buddhism in this post. In the Epistemology Category, we discussed the…

10. Epistemology (viii) Liberation from Existential Suffering

In this post, we explore how Mahabodhisattva Avalokiteśvara liberates himself from existential suffering by realizing the equality of the mind and body through his understanding…

9. Epistemology (vii): The Five Aggregates – Resolution of the Mind-Body Problem

Our journey into epistemology began with the perplexing Mind-Body Problem. As we’ve explored, this problem revolves around the intricate relationship between the mind and the body. Why a Mind-Body Problem boils down to the fact that…

8. Epistemology (vi): The Wordless Flower Sermon

In this post, we discuss Buddha’s most unique sermon, which was conducted in response to the question, “If there is any supreme Dharma you have…

7. Epistemology (v) Direct Perception-The Path to Enlightenment

After discussing the use of inferentially connected words as a means of human knowledge and their limitations, in this post, we discuss Buddha’s two means…