Whenever the Buddha is asked how to practice mindfulness and concentration there is almost always a standard formula that precedes his instructions. In the Mahāsatipatthāna Sutta it goes like this: “Here a monk, having gone into the forest, or to the root of a tree, or to an...Read More
I carry a traveling altar that opens up into a triptych, a three-part Buddhist scene which has the Buddha in the center making the Fear Not hand signal. In Buddhist art, these are called mudrā, which is a Sanskrit word meaning literally a “seal,” like the seal a notary...Read More
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To bring Buddhist mindfulness strategies to all interested people in the Northwest, regardless of creed, class, immigration status or sexual orientation.
Plum Mountain Buddhist Community is a collection of spiritual eccentrics who are trying to practice the methods of the historical Buddha.