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
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...
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tks! Gassho, ST.
Ps - I personally feel that questions such as "is the universe finite or infinite" or "if the universe had a beginning, what came before
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Hi Every-One and All (Ha Ha ),
May I offer a couple of small cautions here?
For one, in the Zen traditions, it is generally