Tag Archives: Avatamsaka Sutra

The Avatamsaka Saga

The Gandavyūha-sūtra is the final segment in the larger Avatamsaka portrait. The Avatamsaka is the most prominent scripture in the Hua-yen. Colossal in scope, bold in execution, and incomparable in terms of evocative, even psychedelic imagery, the Avatamsaka is like … Continue reading

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Entry into the Dharmadhātu

Our next series (beginning in November) will be focusing on a sutra which is the final chapter of the much larger-one, none-other than the majestic Avataṃsaka Sūtra, commonly known as the Flower Ornament Sutra. The Gandavyūha-sūtra is the climax of … Continue reading

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Indra’s Net

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When all mind-discriminations cease, The Unborn shines with no-thing arising nor cessating. Subjective allusions vanish as objective patterns subside, Thus the two dissolve-away in deep quiescence. The object is married with the subject, They are eternally bonded. Their ongoing relativity … Continue reading

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Tozen: Dharma from the other shore…3

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  Master, please explain the difference between Enlightenment and practice [of it],…and the difference between Prajna and Prana?” “I am busy doing exactly that! Don´t you have eyes and ears? “What do you mean?” ” The hand cuts, and the … Continue reading

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