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    Shokai

    66/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-sixth Gate
    The power of balance is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we discontinue all thoughts.

    Power of balance :
    great or marked ability to maintain mental...

    Shokai Yesterday 04:25 AM
    Shokai

    65/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-fifth Gate
    The power of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not [blindly] go along with others.

    Power of mindfulness :
    great or marked...

    Shokai 02-24-2017 01:51 AM
    Shokai

    64/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-fourth Gate
    The power of effort is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not regress or stray.

    Power of Effort :
    great or marked ability to make an earnest...

    Shokai 02-23-2017 03:30 AM
    Shokai

    63/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-third Gate
    The power of belief is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it surpasses the power of demons.

    Power of Belief :
    great or marked ability to have confidence in the...

    Shokai 02-22-2017 03:34 AM
    Shokai

    62/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-second Gate
    The faculty of wisdom is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we really see all dharmas.

    Wisdom :
    mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of...

    Shokai 02-21-2017 02:41 AM
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    Jundo

    The Case Against Empathy

    I wonder if there is something here. The historical Buddha worked all his life to help sentient beings, yet the old Suttas depict him as rather aloof

    Jundo Today, 12:55 AM Go to last post
    Geika

    SIT-A-LONG with JUNDO: Sit Down & Speak Up

    I feel that is a really practical way to be, Patrick.

    Gassho, sat today

    Geika Yesterday, 11:33 PM Go to last post
    Enjaku

    The Case Against Empathy

    I see increased feelings of empathy as the natural outcome of turning towards reality, including turning towards pain and suffering. Those who feel sympathy

    Enjaku Yesterday, 11:28 PM Go to last post
    Geika

    The Case Against Empathy

    I also agree. I can be very empathetic, and when there is a lot of stress and emotion going on around me, I feel it myself and go into panic mode and

    Geika Yesterday, 11:27 PM Go to last post
    TomSchulte

    New Buddhist Path - The Problem with Transcendence - PP 19-25

    All things in our life are filtered through our mind. How I preceive the world may or may not be the same as how another preceives the world. In

    TomSchulte Yesterday, 08:33 PM Go to last post