Monthly Archives: January 2014

(14) An Auspicious Mirror

Your true nature is an auspicious light. Your body is but one of its many creations.

And yet, it can become a sleeping giant unaware of itself, ensnared by the apparent beauty or ugliness of its creations; an inversion of light that divides itself within the prism of the skandhas, thus forgetting the true power and nature of its own self. read more

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(13) Mara

In Buddhism and many other religions, Mara symbolizes that collective and obstructive dark force generated by dark desires and ignorance of all sentient beings. read more

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The Void of IT

In ITs Totality IT is like the Great Void,
Lacking nothing, and not self-indulgent.
When you discriminate, you miss IT,
As such, IT’s Suchness is lost. read more

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(12) The Tathagata

The undivided and real body of the Mind, the Tathagata is unborn.

This “unborn-ness”, is a non-tangible and indestructible essence with a highly dynamic and animative self-nature of sheer productiveness. read more

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The Deathless

Not knowing the Way of Deathlessness,
What use is there to quieten the mind.

The Bodhisattva develops the fine-art of Smṛti and thus turns-about from the Moving Principle by Recollecting the Animating Impetus that is at the Very Heart of Suchness. The Bodhi-minded one does not move an inch in samsara. He now employs only the Mantle of Deathlessness. If Smṛti should ever be lost, one loses the Deathless Principle, but whoever rightfully employs it will continue to have the Deathless as one’s constant companion. Trying to engage in any form of meditation technique without first employing Smṛti will never quieten the anxious mind that is still held spellbound by the bewitching influences of the raging vijñānas. By faithfully attuning oneself to it one will never be distracted again by the demon monkey-psyche. Once kissed by the Deathless Sound (Parato ghosa), there is no turning back for the Bodhisattva. She’s now come face to face with deathlessness and is perfumed with IT’s markless-mark. There is no longer any need to employ lesser vehicles to quieten the mind, for her own Bodhi-gnosis is now complete and unexcelled. Pure, unadulterated, Imageless Tathata; indeed, to paraphrase a familiar spiritual adage, “And I live, now not I, but the Deathless Unborn Spirit liveth in me.” read more

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(11) The Quest for the Unborn

The quest for the Unborn, is indeed a quest that is vast in terms of allegiance and determination.

The word of the Unborn… read more

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No Favoritism

If you want the Buddhamind to reveal ITself,
Don’t play any favorites.
Entrapped in the middle between agreeable and objectionable,
The result is a mind-disease. read more

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(10) The Cloud

Because you once forgot the vast deathless sky, you once became this tiny lonely cloud.

Drifting around, one amongst many others. read more

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Lost Zen-beginner, but with a great heart?

Lost Zen-beginner, but with a great heart? – No sweat, Buddha Priya to the rescue…

BUDDHAPRIYA was an indian Buddhist monk whom arrived around 100 years after Bodhidharmas death to China. Compared to the extreme tamasic Zen style by Bodhidharma, he had a more practical and softer approach to Zen for beginners. Where Bodhidharma style was tamasic (sudden´and ruthless), Buddhapriyas was more Rajasic (patiently kind and gradual) with a pinch of tamasic directness, sternness in terms of discipline and concentration. read more

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Choose Not…

The Way of the Unborn is not burdensome
Just let-go of partiality
Be neither positive nor negative
Stay illumined
If you are off by a hairsbreadth
Nirvana and samsara are infinitely divided read more

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