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    Shokai

    68/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-eighth Gate
    Mindfulness, as a part of the state of truth, is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it is wisdom that accords with real dharmas.

    Mindfulness:
    keeping aware;...

    Shokai Today 12:24 AM
    Shokai

    67/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Sixty-seventh Gate
    The power of wisdom is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we depart from the two extremes

    Power of Wisdom :
    great or marked ability to know what is...

    Shokai Yesterday 02:53 AM
    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 02-25-2017 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
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    Jakuden

    February 24th-25th Treeleaf Weekly Zazenkai

    Hope it's OK I lifted that for the treeleaf FB page!
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    Jundo

    The Case Against Empathy

    Just a movie note, I have heard through the grape-vine that the Japanese Soto-shu allows the movie to be shown on Youtube, so if you cannot rent it, you

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    Jakuden

    The Case Against Empathy

    Oh that's a very touching scene... I have not seen this movie, I wish I had cable/wifi at my house so that I could watch the rest. Maybe I will try to

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    Jundo

    The Case Against Empathy

    By the way, the following has always touched me. The Dogen movie retells the Kisa Gotami story with Dogen as the principal. From the 48:40 mark here ...

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    Jundo

    The Case Against Empathy







    I just feel that these are very wise ways to approach this. Empathy is vital, yet with balance

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