Posts Tagged ‘Han-shan Te-Ch’ing’

Wednesday Prime

Wednesday Prime Blessed One, come to my assistance O’ Lord, make haste to help me Glory be to the Blessed Buddha and to the Divine Dharma and to the Hallowed Sangha, both now and forever and ever. Swaha. Hail, Holy Wisdom; hail, Blessed Dark-Womb of the Unborn, our Translucent Light, our Sweetness, and our Strength. To you do we make supplication, subdued children under Mara’s dominion. To you do we send up our lamentations and afflictions in this valley of dukkha. Turn then, most Read more [...]

Preparation for the Ascent

Contemplating Mind (Han-shan Te-Ch’ing (1546-1623) Look upon the body as unreal, An image in a mirror, Or the reflection of the moon in water. Contemplate the mind as formless, Yet bright and pure. Not a single thought arising, Empty, yet perceptive, Still, yet illuminating, Complete like the Great Emptiness, Containing all that is wonderful. Neither going out nor coming in, Without appearances or characteristics, Countless skillful means Arise out of one mind. Read more [...]
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