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  1. 7/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Seventh Gate

    Pure conduct of the actions of the mind is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it eliminates the three poisons.*

    *greed, anger, and ignorance

    Conduct:
    the manner in which a person behaves, esp. on a particular occasion or in a particular context.

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    May we, together with all beings
    Realize the skill of comtrolling actions;
    That the three poisons may be eliminated.
    ...

    Updated 12-27-2016 at 12:59 AM by Shokai

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  2. 6/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixth Gate

    Pure conduct of the actions of the mouth is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it eliminates the four evils.*

    *1) lying, 2) suppression of speech, 3) abusive speech, 4) duplicitous speech

    Conduct:
    the manner in which a person behaves, esp. on a particular occasion or in a particular context.

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    May we, together with all beings
    Realize the skill of comtrolling actions;
    That ...

    Updated 12-26-2016 at 04:08 PM by Shokai

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  3. 5/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifth Gate

    Right conduct of the actions of the body is a gate of Dharma illumination;
    for [with it] the three forms of behavior* are pure.

    *actions of body, speech, and mind.

    Conduct:
    the manner in which a person behaves, esp. on a particular occasion or in a particular context.


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    May we, together with all beings
    Realize the skill of controlling actions;
    ...

    Updated 12-25-2016 at 03:12 AM by Shokai

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  4. 4/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fourth Gate

    Love and cheerfulness are a gate of Dharma illumination; for they
    make the mind pure.

    Love:
    a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend.
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    May we, together with all beings
    Realize the true nature of love and compassion
    So that our minds may be cleansed

    May this offering bring peace to all sentient beings
    May ...

    Updated 12-24-2016 at 01:18 AM by Shokai

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  5. 3/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Third Gate

    Delight is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it is the mind of peace
    and tranquility..

    Delight:
    a strong feeling of happiness : great pleasure or satisfaction.
    something that makes you very happy : something that gives you great pleasure or satisfaction

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    May we, together with all beings
    Realize gratefulness and serenity
    Such that we may know delight. ...
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