[Blog] On Cittā: A Critical Review of the Poem and its Relation to the Bodhicitta

Cittā By Rachel Marie Burnett, Brandon University One mind, out of one Hundred thousand fine grains of Sand, whispering in-     wait Clockwork shifts one grain Amidst a tidal wave, one will Lead the oncoming Rush hour traffic, pours Surrender through duty to fill the next sixty Minutes, one granule Hesitates to “Listen,” for Suspension within-     … Continue reading [Blog] On Cittā: A Critical Review of the Poem and its Relation to the Bodhicitta

[Blog] Buddhist Doctrines Concerning Human Interactions with Death

This post is part of the Doing Buddhism at Brandon University series. Read the series introduction here. By Bethany Leslie, Brandon University The study and practice of Buddhism requires one to exit the comfort of shallow everyday thinking patterns and face life’s deeper existential questions. Among these questions include the reason for the presence of … Continue reading [Blog] Buddhist Doctrines Concerning Human Interactions with Death

[Blog] Doing Buddhism at Brandon University

By Alison Marshall, Professor, Brandon University About this Assignment The Reflection Paper and Art Piece is part of a second year online asynchronous Buddhism course at Brandon University. It requires students to choose a Buddhist doctrine, express it with a piece of art, and then elaborate on the artistic process and how the composition expresses the … Continue reading [Blog] Doing Buddhism at Brandon University