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The Void is Nothing to Fear

As Bernadette’s No-self excursion continued she was beginning to feel the ramifications for not having a “within” to turn to for solace… In time, this emptiness became increasingly pronounced and difficult to live with. Without an “inner” life or the … Continue reading

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Image by Lori Gardi As long as there is something attained, there is so much error rising; when the Mind itself is thoroughly understood, error neither rises nor ceases. The perennial problem often with zen-adepts is that some form of … Continue reading

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Monday Prime

Monday Prime *Please note: certain passages, acclamations and refrains are repeated throughout the Little Office of Our Lady of the Void. For example, the opening introits, hymn to Our Lady, and first psalm, The Trisagion, Supplication and Benedictus remain the … Continue reading

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The Heart of Noble Wisdom

More than any other sutra, the Heart Sutra is aptly named because it represents the very Heart of Noble Wisdom Itself. It is the essential-core of the Prajñāpāramitā teachings from which all other sutras focusing on Noble Wisdom acquire their … Continue reading

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