Tag Archives: Sudden Enlightenment

The Bodhimaster

Hui Hai (720-814)  Q: What method must be practiced to attain liberation? A: Only by practicing the Dharma of Sudden Enlightenment can we attain liberation.  Q: What is Sudden Enlightenment? A: “Sudden” means instantly stopping false thought. “Enlightenment” means [awareness] that one … Continue reading

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Autobiography: Conclusion (Part 1)

(Yampolsky) “At midnight the Fifth Patriarch called me into the hall and expounded the Diamond Sutra to me. Hearing it but once, I was immediately awakened, and that night I received the Dharma. None of the others knew anything about … Continue reading

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