The Thirty-fifth Gate
The nonarising of ill-will is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] we protect ourselves and protect others.
The Thirty-fourth Gate
Inhibition of self-conceit is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] wisdom is fulfilled.
an excessively favorable opinion of oneself,...
The Thirty-third Gate
Awareness of time is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
do not treat spoken teaching lightly.
Awareness of time :
to leave completely and...
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
I was born in Utah, Salt Lake City but moved to Brazil when I was 4. I stayed there until I was 14. I completely lost the English language and when
"I" don't think using "I" is a sin. Language and labels are useful and even necessary devices, if one is aware of their limitations.
Very nice explanation Jundo. Thank you.
Gasho, Jishin, _/st\_
Beautiful! Thank you Jundo.
Access to a kind of mystical or transcendent experience we call "Kensho" (yes, in Soto Zen too) is necessary to really grock this ... not simply