Closure Optional Ep. 71 – Chaos and Boredom (and Buddhism)

Ooooh this episode is all about how I (or, possibly, we) react to change, and how I’ve managed to get myself out of chaos through chanting nonsense in my bedroom. I ramble about how we mislead ourselves, how strong our minds are, and one way of possibly getting away from the suffering of our minds through a Buddhist idea called the Lotus Sutra. 

Reference LINKS:

  1. The Middle Way https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Way
  2. Eight Fold Path https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noble_Eightfold_Path 
  3. Lotus Sutra https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lotus_Sutra
  4. Upaya – adjusting to the student – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upaya 
  5. Slideshow Nammyohorengekyo – https://player.slideplayer.com/25/8069204/#
  6. Chant https://www.sgi.org/about-us/videos/chanting-nam-myoho-renge-kyo-a-pronunciation-guide.html
  7. Peace Preservation Law (Japan) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_Preservation_Law#Public_Security_Preservation_Law_of_1925

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