Homage to Wisdom
By cyclistmike On January 4, 2015
Friends, over the past few years I have been studying Buddhism. I think it is a fascinating religion. It contrasts somewhat with the way’s I was raised, but in many ways it compliments the depths of Christianity.
However Buddhism for me has been a much more personal experience than the Christianity of my youth. These days I practice both. I meditate and I go to church. I also study Buddhism and Christianity.
One thing I have found particularly helpful in my personal experience of Buddhism is how it is made fresh by the teachers of today. The wisdom that the religion is founded upon is constantly changing. Many religious could take note! I myself have. I am more familiar with the symbolism and Christianity’s rituals speak deeply to my heart, alas, when I participate in them fully I feel like one of the few doing so. Sometime’s we all need reminders, what they symbols are for.
The following poem is follows the traditional Eastern form of appealing to the teacher’s for guidance. Please note that ‘guru’ means teacher, and the root guru, as a person is only a symbol for the guidance that lies deep within us, the root guru, is actually the Kingdom of God, that is within us all.