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Opportunity: Google Analytics Consultant (Volunteer)

11 Jan 2022

We are seeking a volunteer to support our Google Analytics needs. This position is best suited for those who have professional experience or extensive familiarity with Google Analytics and who wish to offer their skills and/or services in-kind to help guide 84000 in improving the functionality and user experience of its website. 

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Designing for Wisdom | Behind our 2021 Edition of The Hundred Deeds

28 Dec 2021

This past Saga Dawa, we enlisted the pro-bono help of Li Yijing (李一静) to design the layout of a special edition publication of one of our favorite sūtras, The Hundred Deeds. Here, Yijing shares her experience of coming into the Dharma, getting creative with the sūtras, and the challenges of spearheading a truly global project in the middle of a pandemic. Please join us in thanking Yijing and her team for their beautiful offering.
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New Publication: The Sūtra on Transmigration Through Existences

16 Dec 2021

King Śreṇya Bimbisāra of Magadha approaches the Buddha and asks him how a past action can appear before the mind at the moment of death. The Buddha presents the analogy of a sleeping person who dreams of a beautiful woman and on waking foolishly longs to find her. He cites this as an example of how an action of the distant past, which has arisen from perception and subsequent afflictive emotions and then ceased, appears to the mind on the brink of death.
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New Publication: Mañjuśrī’s Teaching

9 Dec 2021

The bodhisattva Mañjuśrī approaches the Buddha, who is teaching the Dharma in Śrāvastī, and offers him the shade of a jeweled parasol. The god Susīma, who is in the audience, asks Mañjuśrī whether he is satisfied with his offering, to which Mañjuśrī replies that those who seek enlightenment should never be content with making offerings to the Buddha.
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New Publication: The Question of Mañjuśrī

2 Dec 2021

In The Question of Mañjuśrī, the bodhisattva Mañjuśrī approaches the Buddha and asks about the extent of the merit represented by the Buddha’s “Dharma conch,” which here seems to mean the Buddha’s voice. The Buddha proceeds to illustrate the vastness of this merit by means of a cosmic multiplication‍—sequentially compounding the merit of all beings in a certain realm if they each possessed the merit of a cakravartin, a brahmā god, a bodhisattva, and so forth, each having more merit than the previous one.
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The Developer of the 84000 Mobile App on his Offering of Wisdom to the World

30 Nov 2021

Two years ago, Sun Fang (Brian Sun), approached us with an offer to develop an 84000 app from scratch and we were incredibly humbled by the magnanimity of Brian’s offer. We are deeply grateful for Brian and his team at XMind for their unwavering commitment in bringing this app to life, and recently sat down with him to learn more about the motivation and the process.
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