The Thirty-fourth Gate
Inhibition of self-conceit is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] wisdom is fulfilled.
an excessively favorable opinion of oneself,...
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,...
I am about halfway through the book, looking forward to rereading and discussing.
Gassho, sat today
Jundo thanks for looking but man that's extreme even for me, I'm more the blues rock / classic rock / 80s metal kinda 60 year old. Now this does give
Thank you Jundo. I will go ahead and order the book then. I look Forward to joining.
Everyday Zen by Charlotte Beck made a big impact on me. Her style shook me up in my heart.
Oh, that's easy. You've been around here long enough, Jishin, know basically all this baloney.
Don't worry about it, get un-compulsive,