AWAKENING 101 APPROVED SITE LIST



Sites approved and
selected by:
the Wanderling
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RING STATS:

Founded: December 8, 528 BCE
Sites: 16 Primary; 60+ Associate Sites


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AWAKENING 101 is a free online self-paced college-level Dharma course that explores the Enlightenment experience in the Zen tradition...that is, outside the Doctrine.


Listed below are the sixteen web sites from VARIOUS course folders. They are available for click through access from THIS page. The additional sites listed below the sixteen are accessible by navigating through the Ring, through individual links on the pages themselves, or the BEST route, in the actual order intended by going to the AWAKENING 101 course. Also, nearly all the sites can be reached by using the Google search engine below by simply typing in ANY title listed along with the word: wanderling.

For example, if you go to the Google search engine and type in:

SRI RAMANA MAHARSHI: The Last American Darshan

along with the word Wanderling, Google will come up with a page that tells of the Wanderling's early childhood interaction with Sri Ramana. Any sites below in red and underlined can just be clicked through of course.



The AWAKENING 101 course is arranged in such a way as to help point the way and ease the Dharma Gate for those who may be so interested. The course is organized into ten rather extensive easy to follow folders that flow, in order, from a general position and explanation of Zen, Enlightement, and Buddhism into more specific areas. As an example, in Folder 6 the topic is Meditation. Everything from a beginning view to those of Nagarjuna to Dogen to what Shikantaza is to an actual online meditation course, is laid out step-by-step and explored. The last folder, Folder 10, ends with a rather extensive suggested reading list. The reading list has many additional click-through reading sources such as online Koans, Sutras, and full-length Zen books as well.

It should be noted that there are many, many additional Approved Sites included in the Ring and used by AWAKENING 101 that are not listed below operating basically as second or third and sometimes even fourth level "explanation" or "clarification" sites. They are equally important in the overall scheme of one's Dharma quest, but not necessarily so for general web-surfers, the casual observer, OR when read or taken out of context.

On-the-net sites, site-links, and site servers constantly come and go, get changed or just disappear into cyber space, so there is a constant, on-going battle to keep the course updated with quality and relevant material as well as keeping the links active (there are over one-thousand interconnected links throughout the various pages offered in the course). There is, however, for those who may be interested, a click-through list of new sites below.

It should be noted that this list, which is available to anyone, especially anyone seeking the Dharma, is being offered because so many AWAKENING 101 participants requested a way to reach and bookmark the various pages presented in the course that the course programing doesn't necessarily allow.

...the Wanderling.


THE BUDDHA'S FIVE QUALITIES OF A DHARMA TEACHER


CRITICAL CONCERNS WITH AWAKENING 101






ALL THINGS ZEN

AWAKENING 101

ENLIGHTENMENT: CAN YOU DO IT?

LEONARDO DA VINCI: HIS FLYING MACHINES

MAHARSHI SRI RAMANA

MEDITATION ALONG METEOR CRATER RIM

MOVING EYES

OBEAH

PEACE CORPS ZEN

POWER OF THE SHAMAN

THE RAZOR'S EDGE

WHAT THE BUDDHA SAID

ZEN ENLIGHTENMENT: The Path Unfolds

ZEN, THE BUDDHA, AND SHAMANISM



RECENT SITES

In an on-going effort to present new, updated information and materials related to Zen and the Dharma, new sites are continually being created and added. Some are so new they may not have been thoroughly linked through or "captured" by the various search engines. List updated and changes on a regular basis:


GUY HAGUE Some people think Guy Hague was the real life role model for Larry Darrell. Find out.

T'ANG CH'AN AND THE MYTH OF BODHIDHARMA

KUEI-SHAN LING-LU

DEATH HAD A FACE: The Specter of Death In Shamanism and Zen

SUNYATA

NAGARJUNA

THE DA VINCI PARACHUTE

AKANKHEYYA SUTTA: Vol XI of The Sacred Books of the East

BUDDHISM PLUS DISABILITY: One "Step" Closer To Nirvana

DEATH OF THE EGO: A Buddhist View

FEAR IN ENLIGHTENMENT AND ZEN

ANATTA: THE CONCEPT OF NO-SELF IN BUDDHISM

ALL IS ILLUSION? A Chinese-Indian Dichotomy In Advaita and Zen

MARA The Personification of Evil in Buddhism

SHIKANTAZA

HAU-T'OU The state of mind before the mind is disturbed by thought

BEFORE HUI-NENG: The Five Previous Chinese Patriarchs

REGARDING MU

WE DO NOT HAVE SHAMANS:
The Case Against "Shamans" In North American Indigenous Cultures

ABSORPTION, DIGESTION, AND THE SEARCH

THE TWELVE YEAR RULE:
The Sastras say that one must serve the Unmanifest Sat for twelve years in order to attain Self-realization.
TRUE OR FALSE?

CARLOS CASTANEDA

APPORTATION REVISITED: Did the Wanderling Fly?

WHEN INFINITIES COLLIDE

ROSWELL UFO




TYPE IN ANY BUDDHISM, ZEN WORD OR TITLE LISTED BELOW ALONG WITH THE WORD: WANDERLING IN THE GOOGLE SEARCH ENGINE BELOW AND SEE WHAT COMES UP.


ANANDA: BUDDHA'S BROTHER OR COUSIN?

ANUTTARA SAMYAK SAMBODHI

AS THE DAY BROKE IN IT'S SPLENDOR

BODHISATTVA VOWS

BUDDHISM IN FORTY-EIGHT CHAPTERS

BUDDHIST ENLIGHTENMENT AND THE INTERNET

BUDDHIST MESSAGE BOARDS AND FORUMS

BUDDHIST VIEW OF REALITY

CONSULTING MEDIUMS: WHAT BUDDHISTS BELIEVE

CUTTING THE CAT INTO ONE

DARK LUMINOSITY

DA VINCI GLIDER

DE ACOSTA: HERE LIES THE HEART

DOGEN ZENJI

EVIDENCE OF THE GIANT BIRDS

FIVE VARIETIES OF ZEN

GASSHO

GOOD AND EVIL IN ZEN ENLIGHTENMENT

HUN-TUN

"I" IN "THUS I HAVE HEARD"

INKA SHOMEI

IN THE WAY OF ENLIGHTENMENT: THE TEN FETTERS IN BUDDHISM

JANAS IN THERAVADAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION

JIJIMUGE MEETS THE WANDERLING

JORIKI

KENSHO

LAFAYETTE FLYING CORPS

LEGEND OF THE GIANT BIRD

LEONARDO DA VINCI: DID HE FLY?

METEOR CRATER METEORITE: WHAT HAPPENED TO IT?

MIRROR SITES

NAGARJUNA

NIEUPORT 11

NO DUCKS

PAUL BRUNTON: GENTLE SAGE

PONDERINGS

POST-ENLIGHTENMENT EXPERIENCE

PRATYEKA BUDDHA

QUETZALOCOATULUS: DRAGON OF THE CLOUDS

RELIGION AND CATHOLICISM IN THE RAZOR'S EDGE

SAMADHI

SARIRA

SATORI IN ZEN BUDDHISM

SHAMANIC JOURNEYING

SHAMANIC TRANCE STATES

SHAMANISM

SHAPE OF THE UNIVERSE

SHIKANTAZA

SOPWITH CAMEL

SPIRITUAL GUIDES: PASS OR FAIL?

SUDDEN OR GRADUAL ENLIGHTENMENT

SUJATA

TE SHAN

THE TREE

THE RAZOR'S EDGE

TEN FETTERS OF BUDDHISM

TYING YOUR SHOES

UPAKA THE ASCETIC

VULTURE PEAK

WANDERLING UNMASKED

YASUTANI

ZEN AND RELATED WEB RINGS

ZEN AND THE ART OF WOODIE WAGONS

ZEN BUDDHISM

ZEN: IS IT BUDDHISM?

ZEPPELINS


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SEE ALSO:

SPIRITUAL GUIDES: PASS OR FAIL?

QUALITIES OF A DHARMA TEACHER


Fundamentally, our experience as experienced is not different from the Zen master's. Where
we differ is that we place a fog, a particular kind of conceptual overlay onto that experience
and then make an emotional investment in that overlay, taking it to be "real" in and of itself.


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ZEN ENLIGHTENMENT IN A NUTSHELL






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THE BEST OF CARLOS CASTANEDA


GASSHO
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ENLIGHTENMENT
IN THE MODERN ERA

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"Real Masters never charge for their services, nor do they accept payment in any form
nor in any sort of material benefits for their instructions. This is a universal law among
Masters, and yet amazingly, it is a fact that thousands of eager seekers in America and
elsewhere, go on paying large amounts of money for "spiritual instruction." Masters are
always self-sustaining and are never supported by their students or by public charity."

---Julian P. Johnson, The Path of the Masters (1939)





NOTE: Many of the websites listed above are found on or supported by free access servers either through myself or associates and have, as part of their service, bandwidth limitations. It is not clear what bandwidth has to do with the delivery of the Dharma to those who are so interested, however, anytime bandwidth is exceeded the page gets shut down. Bandwidth is exceeded by having pages accessed too many times, which seems to happen on a regular basis. Please bare with it and continue to try to get the page you are looking for if you run into the situation.