The Twenty-nineth Gate
Repayment of kindness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] we do not cheat and disregard others.
to make return to in any way; to...
The Twenty-eighth Gate
Recognition of kindness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] we do not throw away good roots.
Recognition of kindness :
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;...
That sounds like a good attitude, Koushu.
By the way, many of the elements in that link you shared would only be for a Japanese monk in a
By my personality I enjoy riddles. With my dharma name, I just looked at it, ask both my wife (who is Japanese) and Jundo Sensei. Then the night before
I haven't figured out how to copy only selected parts so I will just, everything that you have said I agree with. To that as for myself I think there
You mean you don't spend days researching every possible meaning of all the names you choose? [emoji33][emoji6]
The pups I bottle raised
Nishijima Roshi, who was often seen in both the formal robes of a Soto Zen Priest or in a business suit (with Kesa), honored the