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
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
The Thirtieth Gate
No self-deception is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
do not praise ourselves.
the act or an instance of deceiving oneself,...
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 :
If we're talking about predicate logic, then A is a predicate, a function which can be either true or false. ¬A is the negation, or opposite of A. If
I would think it is infinite in meaning. Including the Not more limited, but also the more limited. [emoji15] I don't think trying to pin it down
Thank you Jakuden! I will try to look those up.
Question for anyone - in the form A and not A (-A), does -A represent everything other than
On the theme of dancing, this Zazenkai reminded me of my favourite youtube clip by Alan Watts / South Park.
I bought it shortly after I joined Treeleaf four years ago and only finished the first reading of all fascicles this Ango. It is