The Thirty-fifth Gate
The nonarising of ill-will is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] we protect ourselves and protect others.
The Thirty-fourth Gate
Inhibition of self-conceit is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] wisdom is fulfilled.
an excessively favorable opinion of oneself,...
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...
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
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
Very true, Shingen, very true. Are time is now, not tomorrow, not yesterday, not 30 seconds from now or before, but now. Everything will be fulfilled
Agreed Jundo. But I think the point of the matter is everything has its time, to this satori will appear when the moment is fruitful within us, so will
Thank you Koushu ... and yet, even though we die, there is no point in rushing it - we should do our best to take care as best we can. =)
Thank you Koushu! My younger daughter is a lot like Ikkyu... she can talk her way out of anything.
That doesn't mean that Ikkyu did not have to pay for his misdeed!
Thank you for the story.