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    Shokai

    34/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Thirty-fourth Gate

    Inhibition of self-conceit is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
    it] wisdom is fulfilled.

    Self-conceit
    an excessively favorable opinion of oneself,...

    Shokai Yesterday 12:35 AM
    Shokai

    33/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Thirty-third Gate

    Awareness of time is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
    do not treat spoken teaching lightly.

    Awareness of time :
    to leave completely and...

    Shokai 01-22-2017 04:26 AM
    Shokai

    32/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Thirty-second Gate

    To work for the Dharma is a gate of Dharma illumination; for we act
    in conformity with the Dharma...

    the Dharma :
    reality just as it is

    May we,...

    Shokai 01-21-2017 01:04 AM
    Shokai

    31/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Thirty-first Gate

    To work for living beings is a gate of Dharma illumination; for we
    do not blame others..


    Living beings :
    all living, breathing creatures

    Shokai 01-20-2017 03:13 AM
    Shokai

    30/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Thirtieth Gate

    No self-deception is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
    do not praise ourselves.

    Self-deception :
    the act or an instance of deceiving oneself,...

    Shokai 01-19-2017 02:29 AM
  • Recent Forum Posts

    Tai Shi

    Big Poetry

    I sit knowing
    My love saw
    My anger I said
    Horrid sounds
    And rasping
    Grasping gasping
    Non Buddha
    I weep for

    Tai Shi Today, 01:07 AM Go to last post
    Tai Shi

    Big Poetry

    Treeleaf folks[emoji304]Why not start a site on our Forum for big Poetry free verse based on powerful images, internal and external sound devices[emoji762]

    Tai Shi Today, 12:53 AM Go to last post
    Risho

    BOOK OF EQUANIMITY - Case 75

    Oh man I wish I could claim to be smooth but then I'd have no need for practice to realize I am, so having snags is a fortunate state. One of my most

    Risho Today, 12:35 AM Go to last post
    Geika

    Our Next Book Selection: A New Buddhist Path by David Loy

    I am about halfway through the book, looking forward to rereading and discussing.

    Gassho, sat today

    Geika Yesterday, 10:47 PM Go to last post
    Seishin-Do

    January 20th-21st Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    Jundo thanks for looking but man that's extreme even for me, I'm more the blues rock / classic rock / 80s metal kinda 60 year old. Now this does give

    Seishin-Do Yesterday, 06:54 PM Go to last post