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The Dynamis of Evil

In Ephesians 6:12, Paul writes: …we are not contending against flesh and blood, but against the principalities (archas), against the powers (exousias), against the world rulers (kosmokratoras), of this present darkness, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in heavenly places. In … Continue reading

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Dark Buddha

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“It is said that one who practices the Way will remove obstructing demons. If one simply practices zazen and doesn’t chant sacred words from sutras, by what grace will he remove these obstructions?”  Bassui: “A robber does not break into … Continue reading

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Amitabha’s Lotus and Skull-Cup Empowerment

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He couldn’t believe it was happening! Not again! But sure enough, after being protected and comforted with the arrival of Pandaravasini, Schäfer found himself in a similar predicament when his body was being decapitated by the demons; but this time … Continue reading

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(30) The Cosmic Battle

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A great battle takes place within you, sometimes you become painfully aware of this war and sometimes it seems so far away that you hardly notice it. Yet, it is an ongoing war that takes place in a dry wasteland … Continue reading

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Position-less

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When the Terrible-Twos are no more, Where’s the Demon Head of the One to be found? In the Unborn Mind, There is no need for standardization in any form. Equanimity is the point of arriving where you have never left. … Continue reading

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(19) Like an Eagle

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Relaxed… But focused… Like an eagle in the sky… With its clear and observant eye… The light-trainee walks the earth and does not allow her mind to depend on anything which is subject to birth and death… Very few, if … Continue reading

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Powers of Gnosis

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We have now come to the siddhis-proper, or those mystical powers assimilated from the yogic foundation provided from the perfect sanyamaic-discipline, or the techniques of applying Dhāranā, Dhyāna and Samadhi to any given phenomenal energy-field. As can be weighed from … Continue reading

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The Hard Won Path

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  The Yogasūtras of Patañjali Book II: The Hard Won Path Whereas Book I was the heart of Patañjali’s Yoga sutras—the Hardcore Teachings of eradicating all thought-obstructions in order to “Yoke” with the Unborn—Book II is a practicum—a “how to guide” … Continue reading

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The Demons of Form

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  “Ananda, you should know that as a cultivator sits in the Bodhimanda, he is doing away with all thoughts. When his thoughts come to an end, there will be nothing on his mind. This state of pure clarity will … Continue reading

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They’re Here….

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  At that time, the Tathagata was preparing to leave the Dharma seat. From the lion throne, he extended his hand and placed it on a small table wrought of the seven precious things. But then he turned his body, … Continue reading

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