The One Hundredth Gate
The wisdom view is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] wisdom is realized and fulfilled..
Wisdom View :
Right view based on right intention
The Ninety-nineth Gate
Stillness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it realizes, and is replete with, the samādhi of the Tathāgata.
A deeper awareness of the...
The Ninety-eighth Gate
The practice of the balanced state of dhyāna is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it fulfills the ten powers.
A deeper awareness of oneness which is...
The Ninety-seventh Gate
Accretion of happiness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it benefits all living beings.
Accretion of happiness:
:the increase by natural growth in...
The Ninety-sixth Gate
To teach and guide living beings is a gate of Dharma illumination;for we ourselves neither indulge pleasures nor become tired.
[B]To teach and guide living beings...
Thank you for the reaction and advice... I'll start with a more modest retreat (one or two days) and will do so with an open heart and mind.
I agree with Rich here ... that was the first exposure I had was a 1 day retreat on a Saturday. We sat, talked about a specific
Roland, maybe you could start with a 1 day or 3 day retreat either online or at a Zen center. Just to experience it. I don't have a lot of retreat experience
Most Zen groups holding retreats and Sesshin and wholesome and good, no cult activity.
There are exceptions, like in anything (a couple
"Artificial situation.." ?