Pub Life is Dharma Life

 Pub Life is Dharma Life Okay, perfect. any insights, revelations, challenges, frustrations since last time I seen you guys? Student: I had a revelation or an insight I guess. I noticed that sometimes in certain situations I’m feeling like I’m an imposter. Like I'm...

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One Practice Samadhi – Hui-Neng

One Practice Samadhi Hui-neng (638-713) I have come here today because I have a connection of many lifetimes with you officials, clerics, and laypeople. This teaching has been passed down by the ancients. It isn't something I discovered by myself. But if you wish to...

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Zen

Below you'll find Zen resources that will help you come back home to yourself. They will also give you some background on the Zen style of Dharma and Practice. I've also included some additional pieces from the Mahamudra and Ati Yoga traditions as sometimes the Zen...

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Awareness – The One Word Gateway to All Mysteries

The Teaching Which Directly Reveals That the True Mind is the Nature "The one word 'Awareness' is the gateway to all mysteries." "This teaching propounds that all sentient beings without exception have the empty, tranquil True Mind. From time without beginning it is...

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Directly Revealing the Nature

The Teaching Which Directly Reveals That the True Mind is the Nature Zen Master Zongmi said that, The one word 'Awareness' is the gateway to all mysteries. The teaching which reveals the Nature, is geared to advanced students and those of superior ability, "Because it...

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Giving It Up to the Buddha

Okay, any insights, revelations, challenges, frustrations since the last time I saw Everybody? Student: I listened to the podcast from last week. So we spoke about giving it to Buddha…..Yeah, and I think for the first time, I actually did. I felt great, and for the...

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Three Approaches of Zen

The Three Divisions of Ch'an Buddhism by Zen Master Zongmi (Tsung-mi) There are various schools of Ch'an mutually conflicting with each other. The doctrines preached by these established sects are contradictory and obstructive to each other. Some of them Regard...

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Your Own Mind is Buddha

By settling your body, speech, and mind effortlessly and loosely, between the cessation of past thought consciousness and the arising of future thoughts, luminous, nonconceptual consciousness is the ground. By fixing your gaze luminously and unwaveringly on that, with...

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Moment Mind

This world is impermanent. Everything is always changing, changing, changing, moving, moving, moving, nonstop. Even one second of our lives seems full of so much movement and change in this world that we see. But your mind — right now — is like a lens whose shutter...

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One Practice Samadhi

Zhiyi's - One Practice Samadhi The One Practice Samadhi This is the Stillness-Awareness of the mind For this practice: sit upright and mindful, eliminating any disturbing sensations, abandoning any unruly ideations. Without thinking about anything else, but also...

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Where Do I Start?

 Where Do I Start? Transcribed Okay, so we're doing live Dharma talks. So is there any insights, revelations, challenges, frustrations since the last time I've seen you guys? Come on - I know all of the above? Yeah go ahead? Let's do it. Student: I just want to know...

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