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;...
The Twenty-fourth Gate
Veracity is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not
deceive gods and human beings.
habitual observance of truth in speech or...
The Twenty-third Gate
Humility is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] eternal malevolence vanishes.
the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion...
Got the book from Amazon few weeks ago and
looking forward to reading it together.
Couldn't agree more Jundo. I think no music during sesshin is generally a good policy. I also tend to appreciate music more after periods during which
Fortunately, it is not either/or. There is a time to sit, a time to read or listen to music or sing. It is just that we do not listen
Myosha. That is too much. Cool it. You can also return or not.
"Me, mine, ours" is not discouraged. Just laughed at. Go for it, then return, or not.