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This is the destiny of most sentient minds…

Desire-Thought-Function. The creation of one enables the latter, ad-infinitum. From the first to the last and from the last back to the first. This is depicted in the image above showing the minds many, many ways and ability to manifest … Continue reading

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The Zen of your own-being

Om svabhava suddha sarva dharma svabhava suddho’ham. [1] Character is nothing, own-being is everything. Thus, such is the path of enlightenment  that a being of good merit should choose not to foster character but unveil the clear light of their own-being … Continue reading

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Cutting down the tree of birth, death and rebirth

            Unless you are completely disenchanted with the cycle of birth, death and rebirth at the deepest level of your subconsciousness, the sublime and liberating light of the Buddhadharma will be lost on you. Tozen Read more […]

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Towards a Psychology of the Māras, Part I

             The Sacred India Tarot At the outset here one needs to be aware that the context in which Māra(s) is spoken is mythic in scope. Far more than any cognitively-based amalgams of collective-experiences shared … Continue reading

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Does One Size Fit All?

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“At that time innumerable thousands of myriads of koṭis of sentient beings approach the Buddha and listen to his teaching. Then the Tathāgata, perceiving the faculties of sentient beings—whether they are sharp or dull, diligent or idle—explains the teachings according to … Continue reading

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(7) Liberation

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How may one attain enlightenment and liberation from suffering in this very life of imprisonment? If you wish a clear answer and understanding, then pay close attention to the following: Let the Unborn Mind Essence unfold itself on its own … Continue reading

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Transcendent Liberation From Rebirth

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4.9 The Yogin who recollects that I am their Divine Unborn Self need not fear being reborn. Being mindful that the Divine Unborn-Self is Liberation Itself is the reassurance that one’s own body-consciousness, tied to the wheel of perpetual rebirth, … Continue reading

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You are Not your Pain

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ii.17-24 Identification with Phenomena is the Cause of Pain 2.17 When The Self Yokes with Everything It is Not. When the Self so totally over-identifies and yokes with everything in the phenomenal world It is Not, then It becomes It’s … Continue reading

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Avoid that Pain!

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The Way out of Suffering ii.16 Liberation from Dukkha 2.16 Future Karmic Pain can be prevented. This focuses on the Buddha’s third Noble Truth: the way out of dukkha is possible. This is the diagnosis and it’s a good one. … Continue reading

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The Bodhimaster

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Hui Hai (720-814)  Q: What method must be practiced to attain liberation? A: Only by practicing the Dharma of Sudden Enlightenment can we attain liberation.  Q: What is Sudden Enlightenment? A: “Sudden” means instantly stopping false thought. “Enlightenment” means [awareness] that one … Continue reading

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