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103/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

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April 2, 2014

The One Hundred and third Gate
Accomplishment of the state of dhāranī is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we hear the Dharma of all the buddhas and are able to receive and retain it.

Dharani :
A mystical verse or chant used as a mnemonic device to convey the essence of a entire sutra or fascicle thereof.


May we together with all beings
Accomplish the state of dhāranī
That we may receive and retain the Dharma of all the buddhas .

May this offering bring peace to all beings
May our actions contribute to the harmony of The Universe
And, may all hearts and minds be opened to the present

仁道 生開 - Jindo Shokai "Open to life in a benevolent way"
Just another itinerant monk; go somewhere else to listen to someone who really knows.

Updated 04-03-2017 at 07:45 PM by Shokai