How important is relating to imagery, ceremonies and ritual in Buddhism? Does it matter if we can’t? It is true that often the meaning of a ceremony can easily get lost or neglected and then it can become a poor substitute for the real thing. But it can actually become a kind of language that we can use to express our deepest aspirations. Continue reading Student’s Question: I can’t relate to images of the Buddha
The word Buddha is the presence and the presence is the word – they come together as a complete experience and the most natural expression of what the Buddha is in essence somehow. Continue reading Student’s Question: How can we be re-inspired by the liturgy and reconnect to the Buddha?