Posts Tagged ‘Yuanwu’

How to Be a Householder-Bodhisattva

  This affair is a matter of people of sharp faculties and superior wisdom who do not consider it difficult to understand a thousand when hearing one. It requires a stand that is solid and true and faith that is thoroughgoing. First in a perpetual-series of teachings from the Zen Masters; today’s lesson is from Yuanwu (1063-1135). Yuanwu’s take on Bodhisattvahood was an all-inclusive one: consisting of advanced adepts as well as seasoned lay-folk. All it requires, says Yuanwu, Read more [...]