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Faith and enlightenment in Zen

All born things are subject to entropy. Nothing created can ever escape the critical point of its own decay and final dissolution.  This axiom is not only valid for all things around you and within your body,but also your ideas, … Continue reading

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The Zen that is quicker than lightning.

Once upon a time a good mind of the way transported its body to a supposed place of a great Mind Master,  as to inquire into the mystery of the Buddhadharma. Once its body, and main source of self-reliance, reached the peak of a high mountain, … Continue reading

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Contemplating the mystery – Part 3

Without true Jhana [1], the Imageless reality of Zen remains a lifeless mystery. Because it is lifeless to any worldling devoting its mind to follow images of a myriad shapes and functions, it carries no attraction to them since they … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Doctrine of Awakening

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Our next series will be an exegesis of Julius Evola’s masterful work on Early Buddhism: The Doctrine of Awakening. Of special interest for Lankavatarians is his treatment of the Ariyan Spirit, one that is reinforced through a proper understanding of … Continue reading

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Food for the Turtles

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The Mystic by Tania Marie The Turtle Zhuangzi was once fishing beside the Pu River when two emissaries brought him a message from the King of Chu: “The king would like to trouble you with the control of all his … Continue reading

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On the Spirit of Awakening

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Those who long to overcome the abundant miseries of mundane existence, those who wish to dispel the adversities of sentient beings, and those who yearn to experience a myriad of joys should never forsake the Spirit of Awakening. When the … Continue reading

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(41) An Alien Spirit

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For those who worship the infinite creations of obstructed, alien spirits, there can only be suffering [pain, alienation, depression and despair]. Authentic Spirit is un-born, un-created, un-conceived and cannot be found in this world-realm or any other, nor can it … Continue reading

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The remedy for a self-ignorant Mind

1. Entrance into the dark wall of Pi Kuan

The roadblocks set up by your own mind are just you, lacking right knowledge of your own Mind. Specifically its uncreated substance with its myriad functions, and hence ability, that produces incalculable positions within an arised field of consciousness, when … 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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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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