Category Archives: Tozen Teaching

Finding [recollecting] the Unborn Mind.

Abiding in the blinding darkness of ignorance is not easy. If anything, countless sentients, suffering on a daily basis no matter their status in a grinding maze of discontentment can attest to this fact. If not in their best hour, … Continue reading

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Contemplating the mystery – Part 3

Without true Jhana [1], the Imageless reality of Zen remains a lifeless mystery. Because it is lifeless to any worldling devoting its mind to follow images of a myriad shapes and functions, it carries no attraction to them since they … Continue reading

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The Mind of Zen

When it comes to matters of Spirit, and the innate Mind animating its will; Great minds discuss ideas around its true nature, relying solely on the light of its absolute reality as origin of their wisdom. Average minds discuss events around its … Continue reading

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Contemplating the mystery – Part 2

(Dedicated to those of you,  whom are close to death or connected to a close relative, or friend, that in your eyes and consciousness-field is about to die.) Make no mistake. This body, your present spiritual residence of ignorance, desire and the … Continue reading

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Contemplating the mystery – Part 1

The various ways and amount of suffering in this mind-realm is beyond the understanding of any sentient being. Were it not so, beholding the inevitable pain of such a burning house, all sentients would swiftly strive to know the light … Continue reading

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Being of a Single Mind – One-pointedness (Zen) is attained

Let not the appearance of these words fool you,  yet do not wander off from the context at hand. Being One in Spirit (will) and of One Mind is to be of a Single Mind in a here and now … Continue reading

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The mind of 84,000 hooks.

This is the sole gospel of Mara, the Evil One, so pay careful attention; Within each seed granted your self, there is a promise of a beautiful flower. One of completeness and bliss or even vengeance and destruction. In the … Continue reading

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White Lotus on blue water

There is no-thing in the Unborn Mind, but its own pure light. Though this truth shines freely with its own auspicious luminosity, there for anyone to see, vast amounts of defilements hinders the everyday worldling from perceiving this truth as … Continue reading

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Who, what are you?

What are you

  Can you view yourself as one whom has come to know their own true nature? One, whom has gone beyond the senses, whom in the gracious body of the Mind´s true light transcended any and all views or the … Continue reading

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This great mystery called Mind

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When pursuing your Minds true nature, what you review as precious experience born out of decades of trial and error, is all but an illusion. Unborn Mind, primordial Mind, uncreated Mind, your true nature, cannot be bargained with, pleaded with, … Continue reading

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