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    Shokai

    61/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-first Gate
    The faculty of balance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] the mind is pure..

    Balance :
    mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm...

    Shokai Yesterday 11:46 PM
    Shokai

    60/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixtieth Gate
    The faculty of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly perform many kinds of work.

    Mindfulness :
    keeping aware; heedful: mindful...

    Shokai Yesterday 01:50 AM
    Shokai

    59/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifty-ninth Gate
    The faculty of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly attain many kinds of wisdom

    Effort :
    exertion of physical or mental power
    ...

    Shokai 02-18-2017 07:17 AM
    Shokai

    58/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifty-eighth Gate

    The faculty of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not [blindly] follow the words of others.

    Belief :
    confidence in the truth or...

    Shokai 02-17-2017 12:23 AM
    Shokai

    57/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifty-seventh Gate

    The four bases of mystical power are a gate of Dharma illumintion; for [with them] the body-and-mind is light.

    The four bases of mystical power / acting at will :...

    Shokai 02-15-2017 03:32 AM
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    Frankie

    SIT-A-LONG with JUNDO: Sit Down & Speak Up

    I was so glad to watch this and I agree with everything you have said and also the way you have said it, not demonising individuals but basing these points

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    Koushu

    SIT-A-LONG with JUNDO: Sit Down & Speak Up

    Gassho Jundo Sensei,

    I think you have summed it up every well.

    This is great food for thought, including the section I will

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    Jundo

    SIT-A-LONG with JUNDO: Sit Down & Speak Up



    How does our Zen Practice blend with taking a stand? Do we stay "beyond the fray" or speak out for what is right? I have been

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