The Ninety-fourth Gate
The four elements of sociability are a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with them] we accept all living beings and, after we have attained [the truth of] bodhi, we...
The Ninety-third Gate
Expedient means are a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with them] we manifest ourselves according to the dignified forms that living beings admire, and we teach and...
The Ninety-second Gate
The wisdom pāramitā is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [withit] we eradicate the darkness of ignorance, together with attachment to views, and we teach and guide...
The Ninety-first Gate
The dhyāna pāramitā is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [withit] we accomplish all balanced states of dhyāna and mystical powers, and we teach and guide distracted...
The Ninetieth Gate
The diligence pāramitā is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we completely attain all good dharmas, and we teach and guide lazy living beings..
Hmmm. Why's everyone jumping on Beakon? This is lovely .... I don't think they are just intellectual words, but more he is describing poetically what
Still, it must be nice to look up old Japanese sutras and texts and be able to read them. As for the translations in English, my what times we live in
Begin by pulling the plug on words.
My 2 cents.
Gasho, Jishin, _/st\_
I hope you feel better Kakunen. Thank you for your practice. =)
For Richard ...