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    Shokai

    32/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    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

    May we,...

    Shokai Today 01:04 AM
    Shokai

    31/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    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

    Shokai Yesterday 03:13 AM
    Shokai

    30/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Thirtieth Gate

    No self-deception is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
    do not praise ourselves.

    Self-deception :
    the act or an instance of deceiving oneself,...

    Shokai 01-19-2017 02:29 AM
    Shokai

    29/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Twenty-nineth Gate

    Repayment of kindness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
    it] we do not cheat and disregard others.

    Repayment :
    to make return to in any way; to...

    Shokai 01-18-2017 02:15 AM
    Shokai

    28/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    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 :
    acknowledge Kindness...

    Shokai 01-17-2017 01:18 AM
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    Jakuden

    The Logic of the Buddhist Tetralemma

    There was a great series of talks by Greg Fain at the SFZC on the Diamond Sutra, and they discussed this in one of them. Someone here had posted about

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    Jundo

    Zen/dharma books

    Hi Matt,

    If this is any help, I have a couple of threads on a suggested way to approach Dogen ...

    SIT-A-LONG with JUNDO: Dogen

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    awarren

    BOOK OF EQUANIMITY - Case 75

    Usually the preface doesn't resonate with me but this statement did “Even though you try to call it thus, it quickly changes.” To me this

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    themonk614

    Zen/dharma books

    Indeed, a thing of beauty. Just starting to read the Shobogenzo -- the Kazuaki Tanahashi translation entitled Treasury of the True Dharma Eye: Zen Master

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    Kyonin

    January 20th-21st Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    Thank you all who sat and will sit.

    Never forget to dance!

    Gassho,

    Kyonin

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