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    Shokai

    60/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixtieth Gate
    The faculty of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly perform many kinds of work.

    Mindfulness :
    keeping aware; heedful: mindful...

    Shokai Today 01:50 AM
    Shokai

    59/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifty-ninth Gate
    The faculty of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly attain many kinds of wisdom

    Effort :
    exertion of physical or mental power
    ...

    Shokai Yesterday 07:17 AM
    Shokai

    58/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifty-eighth Gate

    The faculty of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not [blindly] follow the words of others.

    Belief :
    confidence in the truth or...

    Shokai 02-17-2017 12:23 AM
    Shokai

    57/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifty-seventh Gate

    The four bases of mystical power are a gate of Dharma illumintion; for [with them] the body-and-mind is light.

    The four bases of mystical power / acting at will :...

    Shokai 02-15-2017 03:32 AM
    Shokai

    56/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifty-sixth Gate
    The four right exertions are a gate of Dharma illumination; for they eliminate all evils and realize many kinds of good.

    The four right exertions :
    1) to...

    Shokai 02-14-2017 02:22 AM
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    Gokai

    February 17th-18th Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai - HAPPY VALENTINE'S !

    Sat Today with all of You and the zazenkai recording.
    I am Grateful for sharing my practice with everyone here in Treeleaf.
    I wish everyone

    Gokai Today, 06:47 PM Go to last post
    ESMP

    A Buddhist chef

    Hello Peter!

    Thank you very much for the recommendation. I watched it last night and I found it really touching and motivational for my practice.

    ESMP Today, 06:20 PM Go to last post
    Jishin

    Zazen and earworms

    Read the entire deal from Wikipedia:

    With mental illness:

    In a 2006 book by Daniel Levitin entitled This Is Your Brain on Music:

    Jishin Today, 06:12 PM Go to last post
    kirkmc

    Zazen and earworms

    From Wikipedia:

    According to research by James Kellaris, 98% of individuals experience earworms.

    So 98% of people have OCD...

    kirkmc Today, 06:00 PM Go to last post
    Jishin

    Zazen and earworms

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder:

    Patients with OCD (lifetime prevalence >1%) typically suffer from obsessions and compulsions. Earworms

    Jishin Today, 05:54 PM Go to last post