Posts Tagged ‘The Ceasing of Notions’


(Yampolsky) Good friends, in the Dharma there is no sudden or gradual, but among people some are keen and others dull. The deluded recommend the gradual method, the enlightened practice the sudden teaching. To understand the original mind of yourself is to see into your own original nature. Once enlightened, there is from the outset no distinction between these two methods; those who are not enlightened will for long kalpas be caught in the cycle of transmigration. This is a good passage Read more [...]

The Ceasing of Notions

Just came across this. It looks like a fine resource to have for those who are interested in the Dunhuang sources of early Ch'an Buddhism. The following review is exclusively from: "In 1900, a Chinese Taoist, Wang Yuanlu, self-appointed guardian of a series of caves 25 kilometres southeast of the small city of Dunhuang, Gansu Province, began to clear away the sand blocking a cave and made one of the most important Read more [...]