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  1. 45/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    February 3, 2014

    The Forty-fifth Gate

    Knowledge of names and forms is a gate of Dharma illumination;
    for it clears away many obstacles.

    Names / Form:

    a word or a combination of words by which any object of thought is designated / the shape of a thing or person

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    May we together with all beings
    Clarify our understanding of names and form
    That we may be assured of a clear path ...

    Updated 02-04-2017 at 01:25 AM by Shokai

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  2. 44/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    February 2, 2014

    The Forty-fourth Gate

    Right means are a gate of Dharma illumination; for they are accompanied by right conduct.

    Means:

    method used to attain an end

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    May we together with all beings
    Be mindful of our intentions
    That we may naturely be assured of right conduct

    May this offering bring peace to all beings
    May our actions contribute to the harmony of ...

    Updated 02-02-2017 at 02:53 AM by Shokai

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  3. 43/108 GatesS of Dharma Illumination

    February 1, 2014
    Forty-first Gate
    Pursuit of abundant knowledge is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we truly reflect on the form of the Dharma.

    Pursuit:
    an effort to secure or attain; quest

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    May we together with all beings
    Accumulate abundant knowledge
    That we may appreciate the true form of the Dharma

    May this offering bring peace to all beings
    May our actions contribute ...

    Updated 02-01-2017 at 02:50 AM by Shokai

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  4. 42/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    January 31, 2014

    The Forty-second Gate

    Love of Dharma illumination is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we attain Dharma illumination.

    Love:

    a profoundly tender, passionate affection for somethig or someone.

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    May we together with all beings
    Nurture a strong attachment to the Dharma
    That we may attain Dharma illumination.

    May this offering bring peace to all ...

    Updated 01-31-2017 at 04:59 AM by Shokai

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