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...
The Ninety-fifth Gate
Acceptance of the right Dharma is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it eradicates the afflictions of all living beings.
[B]Acceptance of the right Dharma...
The Ninety-fourth Gate
The four elements of sociability are a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with them] we accept all living beings and, after we have attained [the truth of] bodhi, we...
The Ninety-third Gate
Expedient means are a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with them] we manifest ourselves according to the dignified forms that living beings admire, and we teach and...
The Ninety-second Gate
The wisdom pāramitā is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [withit] we eradicate the darkness of ignorance, together with attachment to views, and we teach and guide...
A Butsudan, Buddhist Altar, can be any space you open or make with your hands. Not necessary to buy.
Many thanks for posting those links. I've been thinking about incence and they seem reasonably priced. I was also interested in the
Thank you for another teaching Jundo.
If a fantastic fiction or superstition helps someone, I am all for it. The Buddha called this "Expedient Means", basically
Incense is an ancient means to bring the olfactory sense into creating a sacred moment (and traveled down the Silk Road with the Rosary to be found in