The Twenty-eighth Gate
Recognition of kindness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with
it] we do not throw away good roots.
Recognition of kindness :
The Twenty-seventh Gate
The Three Devotions are a gate of Dharma illumination; for they
purify the three evil worlds.
Three Devotions :
Devotion to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha...
The Twenty-sixth Gate
Dharma conduct is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we
follow the conduct that is the Dharma.
Dharma conduct :
personal behavior; way of acting;...
The Twenty-fifth Gate
Truth is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not deceive
being in accordance with the actual state or conditions;...
The Twenty-fourth Gate
Veracity is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] we do not
deceive gods and human beings.
habitual observance of truth in speech or...
Hi Uggy and Toby,
Nothing wrong with any of that, nothing wrong with doing any of that when you need. Just don't get caught there in trying
I must admit that these debates for want of a better word leave me perplexed with so many seeming contradiction of what exists or doesn't exist or how
Uggy same here. I'll say to myself "let go" or "find the breath" just to break the train. Guess its all just practice and time. I've
I love Suzuki roshi ! Still, sometimes i find it takes effort to get out of thought trains. Especially when there are emotions involved ; a thought leads
Thank you for the question, Jakuden, and the answer, Jundo.
A very good illumination of one of those words and subjects often seen in Zen