Tag Archives: dark

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

Posted in Tozen Teaching | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Dark Ch’an

walkfree

As a further sign that Tsung-mi was not totally entrenched in the evaluation of letters and words and their import for the Buddhadharma, Chapt. 8 of the Chan Prolegomenon assures the assiduous Mind-adept that the Total assessment of the Buddhadharma—the … Continue reading

Posted in Tsung-mi: An Intimate Study | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

(39) The Cellar

cellar2

The cellar may be an exciting thing to visit, but if the door behind you slams with a bang, it is best to have a strong lamp at hand if you desire any further safe direction. The other choice is … Continue reading

Posted in The Dragon Mind of Zen Tarot | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

(35) A Capricious Ghost

CGHOST

What is this nirvanic Mind possessing the auspicious ability to instantly illuminate anything whatsoever flawlessly, as a source of utter satisfaction, and yet, what is this mind that stands in its way, praying upon the reflections of its divine presence, … Continue reading

Posted in The Dragon Mind of Zen Tarot | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

(34) The Siren’s Call

The Siren

Obsessed with the body and all things that belong to the body, most beings in this world try to feed these specific needs of the false Lord in any way possible. For these dark deeds of the spirit they unknowingly … Continue reading

Posted in The Dragon Mind of Zen Tarot | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

No More Light, No More Darkness…

LightDark

No-thing is anywhere to be found; No-thing has the power to Recollect. The Darkness of the Void is Lucid and Bright. No dark stain of corporeity soils the Luminous Mind. IT is not a realm of constricted cognition; Yea, not … Continue reading

Posted in Hsin Hsin Ming | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

No Distinctions

nodistic3

Being Passive in the Face of Activity, Only induces Restless-Action. Hiding in either extreme, The One Mind will evade you. Those who do not discern ITs Singular Nature, End up being victimized by both extremes. Trying to escape this dark … Continue reading

Posted in Hsin Hsin Ming | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment