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(24) Vibration

vibration

The basis for the sanskrit language is that sound, made up by vibrations, equals energy. Once a practitioner connects with the energy-field regulating breath (prāṇa), a heightened awareness power arises which then makes it possible to expand with the “body” … Continue reading

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The short treatise on spiritual misidentification

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That [Spirit] which considers itself human, sees itself as human, identifies it´s true self [Buddha nature] with the human body, or the given and accepted name-form of such a collection of impermanent faculties which are re-enforced by the arisen five … Continue reading

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(1) The Hidden Light of Zen

Hidden Light

                    Life is nothing but a vision, a dream; a synthetic overflow of form-shifting drops filling a self-empty void as conditioned ideations. These ideations, seen through the tainted Mind of the … Continue reading

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The last great gap of Hakuin´s log bridge

Hakuin´s log bridge

There is only Unborn Mind. In Zen, as originally taught by the shining ones, this Mind is everything in terms of absolute reality, and no-thing in terms of illusion. It is people who believe the opposite that suffers. The wise … Continue reading

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Songs of Renunciation

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From the Songs of Milarepa (Dover Thrift Editions): The way of the world is illusion: I strive after true reality. To be moved by earthly possessions is illusion : I endeavour to rise above duality. To be the world’s servant … Continue reading

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Tozen: What is it about?

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  [snips a tiny branch from a bonsai tree] “When this world ends, where will you go?” “But Master, surely this world is not about to end and I will probably go before it goes?” “Is there a difference?” “But … Continue reading

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