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Top photos from Lansing Area Mindfulness Community’s Day of Mindfulness; b+w photos from the screening of Walk With Me.

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all beings without number, liberate.
endless blind passion, uproot.
dharma gates without measure, penetrate.
the great way of buddha, manifest.

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A variation on the Bodhisattva Vows from Jack Lawlor’s dharma talk.

Look Deeply:

I have not (yet) found the original text and source of this vow though it has been attributed to the Avatamsaka Sutra (which may also be known as the Bodhisattva Pitaka). So I’ve share other readings to help expand our understanding of the vows.


special event | “walk with me” film screening

​Shining the light on and supporting practitioners of Lansing Area Mindfulness Community in the effort to bring this documentary about our root teacher Thich Nhat Hanh to the Regal Cinema on November 6 at 7:30 PM.

Help us boost awareness and reach the minimum ticket quota needed to screen Walk With Me: A Journey into Mindfulness.