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The Worm of Attachment

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Michael Page “There is not one among the good teachers from ancient times up to the present who hasn’t said that there is no Buddha existing outside of the mind. Though it is clear from this that all phenomena are … Continue reading

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(45) A Dark Waltz

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Is it wise to dance in the darkness of your own makings? If so, how can any path of knowledge aid yourself to dance beyond such clouds of delusion? What the mind creates it can also uncreate, but to re-define itself … Continue reading

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(4) IT

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Like the moon above your heads. Such is the Buddha Mind or your true nature. Reflecting itself in the waters of your desires and dependent origination. By its power and your deluded desires you have formed a false body. Thus, … Continue reading

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Colin Wilson, (1931-2013)

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Just discovered that my favorite author, Colin Wilson, passed-away recently; I’ve made reference to Wilson’s work in the past within some of these blog posts. Became acquainted with his writings as a teen in the 1970’s and his work was … Continue reading

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Tozen: Facing the dilemma of the fourth noble truth

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  “Master, please tell me. What is the difference between the material body-mind and the spiritual one? I know I am supposed to cut through the dialectical mind with your koans, directly seeing for myself what truth is, but I … Continue reading

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Tozen: The path of a good zen-buddhist

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  The path of a good zen-buddhist demands an equal measure of grit, talent and luck. Without the hard introductory work and basics of making the monkey mind go quiescent, we will not be able to notice the essence of … Continue reading

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Shadows on the Wall

Thirty-two: Shadows on the Wall [Gemmell & Mu Soeng] The Lord Buddha addressed Subhuti, saying : “If a disciple, having immeasurable spheres filled with the seven treasures, bestowed these in the exercise of charity; and if a disciple, whether man … Continue reading

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