Buddha Nature

This Week in Retreat: Questions on Buddha Nature and Ritual

This week in Rita Gross’s ongoing Tricycle Retreat, Buddhist History for Buddhist Practioners, Rita discusses what parts of the Buddhist teachings were unique ideas of the Buddha, as opposed to ideas that already existed in spiritual…

By Tricycle

The Power of Solitude, from the Tricycle e-book

One of the articles we’re featuring from 20 Years, 20 Teachings: The Tricycle 20th Anniversary E-Book is “The Power of Solitude,” an interview with teacher of Tibetan Buddhism Reginald Ray. This e-book, which brings together some…

By Tricycle

True or False: Humans Have Innate Buddha-Nature

Noah Levine, from chapter 2 of his new book The Heart of the Revolution, When we begin to care about others and ourselves in a deeper way, then the friendliness and love and generosity that are…

By Tricycle

birds flying for story on buddha nature

MeditationMagazine | On Practice

Taking Your Future Into Your Own Hands

All sentient beings without a single exception have buddha nature, from the dharmakaya buddha down to the tiniest insect. There is no real difference in the quality or size of this enlightened essence between individuals. However,…

By Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

natural buddhanature

TeachingsMagazine | Dharma Talk

Being Natural

Let it go and be spontaneous, Experience no going or staying. Accord with your nature, unite with the Way, Wander at ease, without vexation. The most important thing in practice is to be natural and spontaneous.…

By Master Sheng-Yen

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