Posts tagged with ‘VERSE’

Assange Given Ecuadorian Asylum

August 16, 2012

Assange Given Ecuadorian Asylum – but what next? This is the full text released by Ecuador for their reasons for Assange’s successful application.  See original text at the end. But What is to Happen Now? For now, Assange will have to stay in the Embassy.  Ecuador has asked for assurances about his safe passage, but […]

Why I Recite bits of the Lotus Sutra

March 31, 2009

As part of my Buddhist practice I recite two bits of prose and chant some Daimoku, which is the words “Nam Myoho Renge Kyo” over and over again. I recite these two bits of prose, called the “Expedient Means” chapter and the “Life Span” chapter because Jill, the person who introduced me did so. Jillian […]

Great Song

March 28, 2009

I Wish I Was a Girl – by The Pink Fairies Wem Copycat, Wem Copycat, Wem Copycat Ironic or what? Oh I tripped down the street in my fashion, Arousing Ladies passion, But they misunderstand my eyes, They don’t know that I’m just after their guys. The instrumental and vocal bit after the verse above […]

Excerpt From the Lotus Sutra, Chapter 26

September 7, 2008

– from the Burton Watson translation. Then in the presence of the Buddha they spoke in verse form, saying: If there are those who fail to heed our spells and trouble and disrupt the preachers of the Law, their heads will split into seven pieces like the branches of the arjaka tree. Their crime will […]

Link Checking Arthur 2-Stroke

August 30, 2008

Having been playing with the neat Broken Link Checker plugin today, I discovered a few links that had gone or changed and set about fixing them.  During this process, I came across a mention about Arthur 2-Stroke who periodically self-promotes himself, even now.  I’d like to share this wonderful experience that I gleaned here at […]