Spiritual Teachings

"You say a prayer in your religion, and I will say a prayer as I know it.
Together we will say this prayer, and it will be something beautiful to God", Mother Teresa



The Good Heart
His Holiness Dalai Lama
explores the heart of
Christianity - and of humanity

Jesus and Buddha
The Parallel Sayings

Prayers in "Awakening to the Sacred : Creating a Personal Spiritual Life" by Lama Surya Das

Aitken, R, Steindl-Rast, D, Foster, N 1994, The Ground We Share: Everyday Practice, Buddhist and Christian, Triumph Books.

Arraj. J 2005, Chapter 1: Buddhist-Christian Dialogue, Christianity in the Crucible of East-West Dialogue, University of Hawaii Press

Borgm, M, Riegert, R, Kornfield, J 1999, Jesus and Buddha: The Parallel Sayings, Ulysses Press.

Habito, R 2004, Living Zen, Loving God, Wisdom Publications.

Hanh, TH 1997, Living Buddha, Living Christ, Riverhead Trade.

Jonas, R 2006, Buddhist-Christian Dialogue: Interfaith Dialogue, selected bibliography.

Keenan, J, Keenan, L, Kasimow, H, Miles, J 2003, Beside Still Waters: Jews, Christians, and the Way of the Buddha, Wisdom Publications (alt).

Kirchner, T 2005, European Monasticism and Zen Meditation (pdf), Monastic Interreligious Dialogue Bulletin 75.

Lefebure, L 1993, The Buddha and the Christ: Explorations in Buddhist and Christian Dialogue, Orbis Books.

Lefebure, L 1996, Divergence, convergence: Buddhist-Christian encounters (pdf), The Christian Century, Vol.113 No.29, pp.964-971.

Lama, D, Kiely, R, Freeman, L 1996, The Good Heart : A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus, Wisdom Publications.

Lama, S D 2000, Awakening to the Sacred : Creating a Personal Spiritual Life, Broadway.

Mommaers, P 1995, Mysticism: Buddhist & Christian : Buddhist & Christian: Encounters with Jan van Ruusbroec, Herder & Herder.

Pallis, M 1981. A Buddhist spectrum: Contributions to Buddhist-Christian dialogue, Seabury Press.

Smith, H 1991, The World's Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions, HarperSanFrancisco.

The Urban Dharma Newsletter, Buddhism and Christianity, 2004

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue, Emptybell.org, 2001 | Buddhist-Christian Studies: Scholarly Journal.

Society of Christian-Buddhist Studies

Interfaith Dialogue for World Peace | Christian-Muslim and Interreligious Dialogue | Religious pluralism | Interreligious organisations | PCID | Pluralism Project

The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ: Chp1-182 | Fullpage | Authenticity | Lost Years


Video (source)

o "The Golden Rule or "the ethic of reciprocity" is found in the scriptures of nearly every religion"
o Guidelines for Creating & Facilitating a Workshop or Group Discussion on The Golden Rule Across the World's Religions
o Committee For The Golden rule

Ancient Egyptian: Eloquent Peasant, 109 - 110
Baha'i Faith
: Gleanings
Buddhism: Udana-Varga 5.1, Samyutta Nikaya v.353, Sutta Nipata 705
Christianity: Bible Matthew 7.12, Matthew 22.36-40, Leviticus 19.18
Confucianism: Analects 15.23, Mencius VII.A.4
Hinduism: Mahabharata, Anusasana Parva 113.8, Mahabharata 5:1517
Humanism: British Humanist Society
Native American Spirituality: The Great Law of Peace, Black Elk, Pima proverb
: Forty Hadith of an-Nawawi 13
Jainism: Acarangasutra 5.101-2, Sutrakritanga 1.11.33
Judaism: Leviticus 19.18, Shabbat 31a
Shinto:Ko-ji-ki Hachiman Kasuga
: Guru Granth Sahib, pg. 1299
Sufism: Javad Nurbakhsh
Taoism: T'ai Shang Kan Ying P'ien, 213-218
Unitarianism: Unitarian principle
Wicca: Wiccan Rede
Yoruba: Yoruba Proverb (Nigeria)
Zoroastrianism: Shayast-na-Shayast 13.29
Left image: The Golden Rule: "Treat Others As You Would Like To Be Treated." Coutesy of conexuspress.com

Trailer / Posters
Quotes from Mother Teresa
Bible.com: Answers Bible Search Engine New Amercian Bible: Old and New Testament
Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes | Prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus (cache)
Peace Prayers of St. Francis and variation from "Madre Teresa" DVD/TV Show
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius | Saint Rita of Cascia

365 Wwjd: Daily Answers to What Would Jesus Do? | WhatwouldJesusdo.com

Jesus and Buddha: The Parallel Sayings | Going Home: Jesus and Buddha As Brothers

Sermon of the Mount  

Catholic Prayers

Catholic Biblical Apologetics  
Spiritual Movie/TV Series: 1.  Touched by an Angel Review | IMDB | Amazon Season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
2. Madre Teresa: DVD@Amazon
Magazine: Christianity Today | iEquip.org (Daily devotional)


Meditation & Science:



Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche)

H.E. Trizin Tsering Rinpoche | Mani Kabum

H.E. Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche | Shambhala

H.E. Garchen Rinpoche | Teachings

H.E. Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche | Ven. Sangter Tulku Rinpoche

Pema Rinpoche

H.E. Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche | What Makes You Not a Buddhist | Siddharthasintent.org

H.E. Choegyal Rinpoche

Khen Rinpoche Kunga Wangchuk

Khen Rinpoche Lama Lhundrup

Thupten Jinpa

Lama Zopa Rinpoche Lama Yeshe

Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche

H.H. Dalai Lama, contacts

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche | Naropa Uni

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

21 Taras
Mudras Gestures & Explanations

Full Prostration, why?, why2? | Animation


Benzin Archives
Approaching Buddhism:  Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism: Advanced Meditation:
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  • Mahamudra: General Introductory Material, Karma Kagyu Mahamudra, Gelug Kagyu Mahamudra
Daily Practice: Historical, Cultural, and Comparative Studies: eBooks:
  • Published Books: Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra, Taking the Kalachakra Initiation, Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship
  • Unpublished Manuscripts: Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior, Developing Balanced Sensitivity, The Sensitivity Handbook, Making Sense of Tantra, Historical Interaction between the Buddhist and Islamic Cultures before the Mongol Empire
  • Bibliographies: Spread of Buddhism, Islam in Tibet, The Historical Interaction between the Buddhist and Islamic Cultures before the Mongol Empire, Relating to a Spiritual Teacher, Taking the Kalachakra Initiation, Developing Balanced Sensitivity, Tibetan and Sanskrit Titles of Texts Cited in The Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra
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Specialised Training/Techniques
Lamdre Nagarjuna's Middle Way (pdf)
Yogacara Six Yogas of Naropa



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菩提本无树 | "The Mirror Mind and the Defiling Dust", Sixth Patriarch Huineng

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Created on 25 October 2003. Last Revised on February 27, 2014