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(36) A Timeless Lesson

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A perfect teaching cannot ever be spoken, yet the great Buddha, once awakened fully [to the principle], while holding a firm position within the luminous root of bodhi, moved his mouth and smiled, offering us direct entrance into this marvelous … Continue reading

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(33) Faster than the Speed of Light

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Today, many believe the Buddha is found in their brain and not in the imageless and instantaneous noble wisdom of complete self-recollection and self-gnosis, residing unanimously and all-present in their hearts. Because their hearts are closed, and their brains overactive, … Continue reading

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(29) Sorrow

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In samsara it is not possible for “some-thing” to meet “another-thing” without final separation. What observes this encounter and separation is the very mind creating and holding on to the feeling, of loss, due to the seductive process of life. … Continue reading

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(20) The Valley of the Dead

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It was not that long ago that your spirit decided to partake in a magical mystery tour through the land of the living dead… Hitching a ride on the dark samsaric midnight train, Peering through smeared skhandic windows on shattered … Continue reading

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(16) Intelligence

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As long as your Mind is equated and locked within the brain, its intelligence is limited to the karmic predisposition’s of this brain with all the effects this have on ones spiritual health in an environment of constant uncertainty (samsara). … Continue reading

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The Deathless

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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 … 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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Tozen: What is Zen that never ceases to shine?

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  It is Mind Only singing an everlasting song of suchness. To some it goes up; to others it goes down; and then again to some, it is as it is, which is more than enough. When deathless fools, soiled … 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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Tozen: The path of a good zen-buddhist

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  The path of a good zen-buddhist demands an equal measure of grit, talent and luck. Without the hard introductory work and basics of making the monkey mind go quiescent, we will not be able to notice the essence of … Continue reading

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