Archives for May 31, 2010

Ehipassiko! (Come & see)

.:.A VOCABULARY LESSON FOR TODAYHere's a valuable word that crops up, from time to time,  in Buddhist discourse:ehipassiko.[ Sanskrit: Ehipaśyika "which you can come and see" -- from the phrase ehi, paśya "come, see!" ]It's considered one of the traits of the Buddha's teachings, that you can see for yourself.  All beings are welcome to put them to the test and see for themselves.No miracles.  No divine messengers.  No text written in stone.No coercion. No fanaticism.  No bigotry. … [Read more...]