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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 Today 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 Yesterday 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
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    Shingen

    The Logic of the Buddhist Tetralemma

    Thank you for this explanation Jundo, loved it. =)

    Gassho
    Shingen

    s@today

    Shingen Today, 02:42 AM Go to last post
    Jundo

    The Logic of the Buddhist Tetralemma

    Just recall that the Tetralemma does not mean that all propositions are necessarily true no matter how contradictory or illogical, although Buddhist logic

    Jundo Today, 02:30 AM Go to last post
    Tanjin

    The Logic of the Buddhist Tetralemma

    Thank you Jundo for the example of the optical illusion - it helped me really understand how all of the seeming contradictions could be true at once.

    Tanjin Today, 01:35 AM Go to last post
    Jwroberts27

    Zen/dharma books

    Hi Richard,

    I'd agree here, the books by Uchiyama and Okumura, have been very helpful and inspirational. They are both in the Kodo Sawaki

    Jwroberts27 Today, 01:17 AM Go to last post
    Sekishi

    Treeleaf Coffee House - Updates and Secretary Notes

    Hello everyone,

    Treeleaf Coffeehouse secretary report for January 22nd, 2016:

    - Robe verse followed by the verse of atonement

    Sekishi Today, 12:51 AM Go to last post