Today is the beginning of my 79th circuit around our sun. Last year at this time we were mourning the passing of a beautiful, loving and kind lady who is my eternal lost treasure. I am very grateful...
The One Hundred and ninth Gate
The state in which water is sprinkled on the head is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it], following birth in a family, we are at last able to realize...
The One Hundred and eighth Gate
The wisdom that leads us from one state to another state is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it], having water sprinkled on the head, we accomplish...
The One Hundred and seventh Gate
The state beyond regressing and straying is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it is replete with the Dharma of past buddhas..
[B]The state beyond...
That is the "Tendoku" ritual reading of the 600-fascicle Large Prajña Paramita Sutra (Tendoku ritual reading involves
For the past few days every time a feeling of irritation came up (e.g. at the kids, at the traffic, etc.) I think, here are the weeds. But the weeds
Haven't read the book (so I might be way off track) but here goes.
To paraphrase the Heart Sutra: the formalities are no other than emptiness,
'Weeds' are what drive my practice, through which they are - at moments in time - no longer weeds
Can definitely relate with the Japanese doing away with personal pronouns part. This will be an interesting experiment.