Monthly Archives: November 2012

our dualistic nature

Most of our life we feel and react to our dualistic nature without being aware of its innate reality.  In our instinctive reaction we interpret its felt effect, as some elemental, cosmic effect.  For instance, if we get into  a serious … Continue reading

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sayings and comment 3

“On the Buddha’s birthday, as he sprang from the side of his mother, I hit him once and killed him, and fed him to a hungry dog. The whole world was at peace.”  (Yun-men, Chinese Zen Master) COMMENT: This blatant, cold … Continue reading

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sayings and comment 2

Words are the fog one has to see through. (Zen Buddhist) COMMENT: Words are not mere puffs of wind shaped by the tongue, but are alive.  Although we have a developed lexicon to tract their meaning, their essential force, power, and life comes … Continue reading

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