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

Mentality is the only reality in nature.

When mentality is quiescent, it is the invisible Ultimate Reality that never changes.

When mentality fluctuates, it manifests the world humans experience, where everything changes, but consciously.

 

22. Epistemology (ii) Kalama Sutta

In this post, we discuss Buddha’s teachings in the Kalama Sutta regarding using word-based knowledge in the search for Truth.  Kalama Sutta (Chinese=卡拉瑪經), also known as…

21. Epistemology (i) Inferentially Connected Words

In this post, we start discussing epistemology, a topic fundamental to understanding why Buddhism is unique and why Buddha can teach the Ultimate Reality of…

20. After the Verifications: Realizing the Full Potential

Among the heroes in the pantheon of Chinese mythology, the Monkey King takes a prominent position. Monkey King originated from the novel Journey to the…

19. The Verification of the Two Separate Realms

In this post, we verify Buddha’s teaching that two separate domains exist in the cosmos. One is the Ultimate Reality, which was verified. The other…

18. The Verification of Adventitiousness

In this post, we continue the verification of Buddha’s teachings in Such is the Way of Dharma by confirming the adventitious relationship between the realm…

17. The Verification of Non-Luminosity

In this post, we verify Buddhism’s non-luminosity by comparing it to a domain scientists deem an “empty space is not empty.” According to the host of…

16. The Three Delicate Marks

Having discussed that “neighbor-to Emptiness dust” is equivalent to the scientific epiphenomenon and the precise intersecting point between Buddhism and science, we talk about the…

15. Epiphenomenon, Higgs Boson, and Beyond

Having verified Citta, we verify the remaining doctrines in Such is the Way of Dharma. These include non-luminosity, adventitiousness, and two realms of separate reality….

14. The Verification of Citta (iii) Enlightenment2

In this post, we continue to verify Citta through the enlightenment experiences of two well-known Dharma Masters in China. 1) Dharma Master Hui-Neng  We discussed…

13. The Verification of Citta (ii): Enlightenment1

In this post, we verify Citta through the enlightenment of our enlightened contemporary, Adyashanti.   Adyashanti is a contemporary enlightened person. Therefore, his enlightenment experience is…