Posts Tagged ‘Vulture’s Peak’

The Dharma-Door of Praising Tathagāta Akṣhobhya’s Merits

Thus have I heard. Once the Buddha was dwelling on Mount Gṛdhrakūṭa near Rājagṛha, together with an assembly of twelve hundred fifty great monks. All these monks were well-known Arhats who had extinguished all defilements and suffered afflictions no more. They were liberated in mind and in wisdom, and were as free and unhindered as great dragons. They had done what should be done and abandoned the heavy burdens. They had benefited themselves and severed all bonds of existence. They were Read more [...]

Tozen: The great light of Mahayana – a short guide into the Mind of Tathagata Zen

---------------------------------------------------------- The great light of Mahayana - a short guide into the Mind of Tathagata Zen "Master, why is Mara unable to reach us on vulture’s peak, yet is able to cause us great distress to our body and minds here among the mortals?" "Only stream enterers and arhats, can reach the vulture’s peak. Evil, however powerful it might seem here, cannot reach beyond the thin barrier of the five aggregates. Because this barrier shields the mortals Read more [...]
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