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    Shokai

    Dharma Gate Review

    Once again we have completed the 108 day vigil from Winter Soltice to Vesak. I trust if you have been following along that it helped in your practice. I look forward todo this again starting on...

    Shokai 04-09-2017 01:43 AM
    Shokai

    109/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The One Hundred and ninth Gate
    The state in which water is sprinkled on the head is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it], following birth in a family, we are at last able to realize...

    Shokai 04-09-2017 01:24 AM
    Shokai

    108/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The One Hundred and eighth Gate
    The wisdom that leads us from one state to another state is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it], having water sprinkled on the head, we accomplish...

    Shokai 04-08-2017 02:35 AM
    Shokai

    107/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The One Hundred and Seventh Gate
    The state beyond regressing and straying is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it is replete with the Dharma of past buddhas..

    [B]The state beyond...

    Shokai 04-07-2017 02:56 AM
    Shokai

    106/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The One Hundred and Sixth Gate
    Attainment of realization of the Dharma of nonappearance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we attain affirmation.

    [B]The Dharma of...

    Shokai 04-06-2017 02:46 AM
  • Recent Forum Posts

    Komorebi

    Pronouciation of "svaha"

    It does Thanks a lot Shingen.
    I am looking forward to my first Zaren with Treeleaf, so I can experience the chanting first hand

    Komorebi Today, 08:33 AM Go to last post
    Komorebi

    Hara - The Gut Brain?

    Oooh...Just a Chakra thing with no scientific proof then. How disappointing. What does the line "hara shifu ra" refer to in the Sho Sai Myo

    Komorebi Today, 08:30 AM Go to last post
    Kokuu

    Hara - The Gut Brain?

    Hi Fiona

    I agree with Jundo. The hara was seen as a seat of energy flow rather than part of the nervous system. There seems to be a great

    Kokuu Today, 07:15 AM Go to last post
    Jishin

    Hara - The Gut Brain?

    I punch Jundo in the Hara. He says ouch and bends over gasping unable to breathe. He says my brain hurts!

    There are serotonin receptors all

    Jishin Today, 05:30 AM Go to last post
    Jishin

    Buddha is a photographer





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    Gasho, Jishin, _/st\_

    Jishin Today, 04:53 AM Go to last post