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Dust to Dust

Next, having first gazed upon the dust visible in a beam of light [1.12] coming through a window, when walking, standing, sitting, lying down, and even while eating, you must constantly imagine this dust within the beam of light. [1.13] … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Sons

The thing that strikes me most about the parable in Chapter 4, the “‘Buddhist’ Prodigal Son”, is that it is told to the Buddha (instead of vice-versa) by four of his most loyal disciples, Subhuti, Maha Katyayana, MahaMaudgalyayana and particularly … Continue reading

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The Ten-Thousand Things

One who dwells in dualism, will be pursued by the ten-thousand things. Even the most negligible sniff of right and wrong, and Mind is forever lost in the stench of self-abashment. One will give-birth to the Two, be careful to … Continue reading

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Dust to Dust

Thirteen: Dust to Dust [Gemmell] Upon that occasion, Subhuti enquired of the Lord Buddha, saying : “Blessed One, by what name shall this Scripture be known, that we may regard it with reverence? ” The Lord Buddha replied, saying: ” … Continue reading

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