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...
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;...
The Twenty-fifth Gate
Truth is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not deceive
being in accordance with the actual state or conditions;...
The Twenty-fourth Gate
Veracity is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not
deceive gods and human beings.
habitual observance of truth in speech or...
The Twenty-third Gate
Humility is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] eternal malevolence vanishes.
the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion...
Is there any energy there to change though? Is there any change? The minute we use our entomologist's pins, the whole thing falls apart. Does the ball
The coyote can be the good student just as the good student can be the coyote!
Good day to you also, Jishin. I hope your back holds.
I drove 8 hours this weekend. Hurt my back bad. Sitting sometimes helps it go back in place. Hope so, got lots of patients to see today. About to
There is room in the world for the good student just as there is for the coyote.
Some people express through words, others through silent
A friend of mine sitting a ten day vipassana retreat was asked by her teacher "What is the one thing that is permanent during your sitting?"