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    52/108 Gates of Dharma Illumination

    The Fifty-second Gate

    The body as an abode of mindfulness is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it] all dharmas are serene.

    Body :
    “the whole universe in ten directions is the real body”
    Abode:
    a place in which a person resides

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    gassho, Shokai
    stlah
    仁道 生開 - Jindo Shokai "Open to life in a benevolent way"
    May we all grow together in our knowledge of the Dharma

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    When we're mindful of our body as the universe and the universe as our body, then there is no friction between "things", and serenity prevails.

    Knowing the whole world
    As ourselves
    We are always home


    Gassho,
    Seikan

    -stlah-
    聖簡 Seikan (Sacred Simplicity)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seikan View Post
    When we're mindful of our body as the universe and the universe as our body, then there is no friction between "things", and serenity prevails.

    Knowing the whole world
    As ourselves
    We are always home


    Gassho,
    Seikan

    -stlah-
    G-R-E-A-T !!

    stlah
    仁道 生開 - Jindo Shokai "Open to life in a benevolent way"
    May we all grow together in our knowledge of the Dharma

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seikan View Post
    When we're mindful of our body as the universe and the universe as our body, then there is no friction between "things", and serenity prevails.

    Knowing the whole world
    As ourselves
    We are always home


    Gassho,
    Seikan

    -stlah-
    Beautiful, Seikan-san.

    Knowing my substance
    As the stuff of all, flowing
    Same matter...
    Doesn't matter.

    Gassho,
    Nengei
    Sat today. LAH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seikan View Post
    When we're mindful of our body as the universe and the universe as our body, then there is no friction between "things", and serenity prevails.

    Knowing the whole world
    As ourselves
    We are always home


    Gassho,
    Seikan

    -stlah-
    beautiful. thank you for this.

    Gassho
    sat/lah today
    Thank you for teaching me.

    I am very much a beginner and appreciate any words you may give me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seikan View Post
    When we're mindful of our body as the universe and the universe as our body, then there is no friction between "things", and serenity prevails.

    Knowing the whole world
    As ourselves
    We are always home


    Gassho,
    Seikan

    -stlah-
    Wonderful. Thank you.


    Gassho
    Sat

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