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    Shokai

    67/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-seventh Gate
    The power of wisdom is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we depart from the two extremes

    Power of Wisdom :
    great or marked ability to know what is...

    Shokai Today 02:53 AM
    Shokai

    66/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-sixth Gate
    The power of balance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we discontinue all thoughts.

    Power of balance :
    great or marked ability to maintain mental...

    Shokai Yesterday 04:25 AM
    Shokai

    65/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-fifth Gate
    The power of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not [blindly] go along with others.

    Power of mindfulness :
    great or marked...

    Shokai 02-24-2017 01:51 AM
    Shokai

    64/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-fourth Gate
    The power of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not regress or stray.

    Power of Effort :
    great or marked ability to make an earnest...

    Shokai 02-23-2017 03:30 AM
    Shokai

    63/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-third Gate
    The power of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it surpasses the power of demons.

    Power of Belief :
    great or marked ability to have confidence in the...

    Shokai 02-22-2017 03:34 AM
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    Jakuden

    The Case Against Empathy

    I was actually having a conversation with my Ango partner about this... I had an extremely stressful day at work last week, meaning deceased patients

    Jakuden Today, 04:54 PM Go to last post
    Joyo

    The Case Against Empathy

    I agree with you, Alan. I've also noticed that our culture seems to have very little empathy or compassion. Of course, there's always the exception to

    Joyo Today, 04:45 PM Go to last post
    Hoko

    February 24th-25th Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    Sat zazenkai today (now). My present was your past and now I'm writing about it in the future which is currently the present. And by the time you read

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    alan.r

    The Case Against Empathy

    I'm a little late to this thread, but I'd read this story before, and I think it's a matter of how empathetic one already is. The problem, to my mind,

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    Jundo

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    I vow to someday cross Canada coast-to-coast.

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