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The Destruction of Screens

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The Destruction of  Screens: A man who humbly enters on the path Holds a begging bowl to help all beings How can he crave for those sense data Through which he falls into five passions? He has rejected five desires … Continue reading

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Homage to the Shining Ones

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Who are you? Who really knows you? No one of this world truly knows you. No one, except your own true self. Where is your true self? A spiritually endowed mind of promising light, sufficiently attuned to this jewel, without … Continue reading

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Yoga: The Art of Transformation

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In synchronistic fashion with our present series, a new art exhibit portrays the vast tradition of Yoga “Yoga is a global phenomenon practiced by millions of people seeking spiritual insight and better health. Few, however, are aware of yoga’s dynamic … Continue reading

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A Tozen Parable: The sage and the money changer

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  Once a great Zen Master stopped by a money changers shop and asked for a good deal on some foreign coins. The money changer eager to make a fast profit by acts of deceit, regretted his first impulse and … Continue reading

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Tozen: The great mystery of the everlasting

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The great mystery of the everlasting What is everlasting is healing to the soul. Nothing made by sentient beings or offered by sentient beings, has an everlasting value. Pursuing, what is not everlasting, is a cause to great suffering. The … Continue reading

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30. “If you now set about using your minds to seek Mind, listening to the teaching of others, and hoping to reach the goal through mere learning, when will you ever succeed? Some of the ancients had sharp minds; they … Continue reading

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