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Obstacles

3. Obstacles Akshobhya Bound In the midst of present difficulties a supernal prize awaits as one is now Akshobhya-bound. It’s a time of neither going nor standing still, as the aspiring ascetic is empowered to transcend the restrictions of samsaric … Continue reading

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Gnosis for the Journey Home

VIII. Gnosis for the Journey Home 1. The Spirit in the space of energy crystallizes in a four-fold fashion Midsummer is whitened by snow The disk of the Sun spirals-out into infinity On the surface of the Water the Wind … Continue reading

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Doing Nothing

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  Master Yaoshan Weiyan (751-834) One day Yaoshan was sitting on a rock. Master Shitou asked, “What are you doing here?” Yaoshan replied, “Doing nothing (wu-wei)” “Then you’re sitting idly.” “To sit idly would be doing something.” “You said doing … Continue reading

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Wu-Wei

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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The Mind Gem

9. “This pure Mind, the source of everything, shines forever and on all with the brilliance of its own perfection. But the people of the world do not awake to it, regarding only that which sees, hears, feels and knows … Continue reading

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