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    Shokai

    27/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Twenty-seventh Gate

    The Three Devotions are a gate of Dharma illumination; for they
    purify the three evil worlds.

    Three Devotions :
    Devotion to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha...

    Shokai 01-15-2017 09:59 PM
    Shokai

    26/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Twenty-sixth Gate

    Dharma conduct is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
    follow the conduct that is the Dharma.

    Dharma conduct :
    personal behavior; way of acting;...

    Shokai 01-15-2017 04:06 AM
    Shokai

    25/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Twenty-fifth Gate

    Truth is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not deceive
    ourselves..

    Truth :
    being in accordance with the actual state or conditions;...

    Shokai 01-13-2017 10:19 PM
    Shokai

    24/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Twenty-fourth Gate

    Veracity is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not
    deceive gods and human beings.

    Veracity :
    habitual observance of truth in speech or...

    Shokai 01-13-2017 12:17 AM
    Shokai

    23/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Twenty-third Gate

    Humility is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] eternal malevolence vanishes.

    Humility :
    the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion...

    Shokai 01-12-2017 01:56 AM
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    Onkai

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    Thank you Jim, for the quote and Jundo for the clarification.

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    Jundo

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