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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 .

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.