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Bodhisattva of Universal Enlightenment

Then the Bodhisattva of Universal Enlightenment arose from his seat in the sacred assembly, bowed and then prostrated himself at the feet of the Tathagata and then circumambulated about him three times to the right. He then knelt down and … Continue reading

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Bodhisattva of Thorough Discernment

The Bodhisattva of Thorough Discernment arose from his seat in the sacred assembly, bowed and then prostrated himself at the feet of the Tathagata and then circumambulated about him three times to the right. He then knelt down and with … Continue reading

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Ascending the Noble Mountain of Primordial Perfection

For some time now this blog has been presenting the Way of the Unborn through different modalities: Within Yogic parameters the The Yogasūtras of Patañjali and The Bhagavad Gita portray the ascetical discipline necessary in which to put to rest … Continue reading

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The Discernment Factor

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ii.26-27 Positive discrimination breaks the spell of samsara 2.26 Right Discernment is the means (upaya) of escaping the pain of samsara. Positive discrimination does not bespeak the ravenous discriminatory mind that the Lankavatara Sutra so eloquently addresses—that is negative-discrimination. Rather, … Continue reading

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