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  1. 52/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    February 10, 2014

    The Fifty-second Gate

    The body as an abode of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] all dharmas are serene.

    Abode:
    a place in which a person resides

    Body :
    “the whole universe in ten directions is the real body”

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    May we together with all beings
    Relinquish our body to the home of mindfulness
    That we may live intimately ...

    Updated 02-11-2017 at 03:36 AM by Shokai

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  2. 51/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    February 9, 2014

    The Fifty-first Gate

    Realization of nonappearance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for
    [with it] we experience the truth of cessation

    Nonappearance:
    otherwise considered as nirvana

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    May we together with all beings
    Be mindful of nonappearance
    That we may experience reality

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

    Updated 02-09-2017 at 03:24 AM by Shokai

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  3. 50/108 Gates of Dharma Illimination

    February 8, 2014

    The Fiftieth Gate

    The sense organs are a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with them] we practice the right way.

    Sense organs:

    Eye, Ear, Nose, Tongue, Body and Mind

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    May we together with all beings
    Contemplate the use of senses
    That we may sharpen our intentions

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

    Updated 02-08-2017 at 02:39 AM by Shokai

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  4. 49/108 Gates of Dharma Iluination

    February 7, 2014

    Forty-ninth Gate

    Equality of all elements is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it obviates all rules for harmonious association.

    Equality :
    correspondence in quantity, degree, value, rank, or ability.

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    May we together with all beings
    Treat all dharmas as empty and equal
    That there be no need for rules

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

    Updated 02-07-2017 at 01:43 AM by Shokai

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