Monthly Archives: November 2013

For Those who are Studying the Diamond Sutra

Go here. Beginning on November the 1st. There is an extended commentary. Advertisements

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“Flee, Fly, Leap”

Around the perimeter of this golden box I pursue the denial of beauty But hare, bird and roe deer catch me every time For how can I outrun the dilation of my eyes?

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If you have not been there already…

…I suggest The Zennist blog. From a recent entry: “…our search for pure Mind is for a real distinct object, although it is transcendent.  It is somewhat like distinguishing sunlight, itself, from the illuminated object.  In the case of pure … Continue reading

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The Experience of Illumination

Paul Tyner, a Christian mystic, in  Cosmic Consciousness by Dr Richard Maurice Bucke (1900) “…The bent of my mind in the direction of mysticism, which has so largely influenced my later work, probably had its beginnings during a year’s retirement … Continue reading

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While Researching, Found This

Buddhism vs. Christianity Way down at the bottom of the page was this anonymous comment. Not exactly the way I do it, but similar. In its entirety: “I worship God my creator by studying (meditating on) his ENTIRE creation—which IS … Continue reading

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Samsara is Other People

[With apologies to Jean-Paul Sartre] A letter to my Shifu, with the names changed to protect the innocent: The situation is this. Something is going on with two Student Assistants that I don’t fully understand. Both Ann and Betty keep … Continue reading

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