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...
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 :
Thank you for pointing that out. It does look like the PDF version at least is out of date, when we were still talking "evil" Karma stead of
I always sit later with the recording. No jukai for me yet.
Although I do have a question. Has the chant book changed recently? The vow
Thank you for referring me to these threads. Any help to make Dogen accessible and make his teachings understandable is very much
I think it's more than an anecdotal observation, if you studied biology you probably studied at least a little neurology at some point... our neurophysiology
But the dancing can include going to school and working in an office and career path when one see that right too.