The Thirtieth Gate
No self-deception is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
do not praise ourselves.
the act or an instance of deceiving oneself,...
The Twenty-nineth Gate
Repayment of kindness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] we do not cheat and disregard others.
to make return to in any way; to...
The Twenty-eighth Gate
Recognition of kindness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] we do not throw away good roots.
Recognition of kindness :
The Twenty-seventh Gate
The Three Devotions are a gate of Dharma illumination; for they
purify the three evil worlds.
Three Devotions :
Devotion to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha...
The Twenty-sixth Gate
Dharma conduct is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
follow the conduct that is the Dharma.
Dharma conduct :
personal behavior; way of acting;...
Let me add that most of the Soto-shu style Rakusu are sold and purchased from specialized "Ho-i" or "Dharma Tailor" shops in Japan,
We have a rest time at every period.And sit 12 period.
In Antaiji we sit without rest time and sit 15 period.
I just sit another
That schedule is quite intimidating! Much respect to you sir for being able to follow it through!
I found the nicotine patches to be very helpful in terms of cutting the cravings...and the step-down over several weeks worked well for me. One word
It seems to me that we'd do well in this day and age to learn how to disagree without being disagreeable. The art of taking a position and being able