The Sixty-first Gate
The faculty of balance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] the mind is pure..
mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm...
The Sixtieth Gate
The faculty of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly perform many kinds of work.
keeping aware; heedful: mindful...
The Fifty-ninth Gate
The faculty of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we thoroughly attain many kinds of wisdom
exertion of physical or mental power
The Fifty-eighth Gate
The faculty of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not [blindly] follow the words of others.
confidence in the truth or...
The Fifty-seventh Gate
The four bases of mystical power are a gate of Dharma illumintion; for [with them] the body-and-mind is light.
The four bases of mystical power / acting at will :...
I've just started learning to play Stairway To Heaven and this thread started me non-thinking that this could soon become a non-earworm. Jakuden has now
Thanks all for lovely pictures
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I was so glad to watch this and I agree with everything you have said and also the way you have said it, not demonising individuals but basing these points
Gassho Jundo Sensei,
I think you have summed it up every well.
This is great food for thought, including the section I will
How does our Zen Practice blend with taking a stand? Do we stay "beyond the fray" or speak out for what is right? I have been