​WORDS ARE ONLY GUIDEPOSTS

EVERY MAN FIGHTS HIS WAY THROUGH OTHER MEN’S WORDS TO FIND HIS OWN TRUTH The Zen teacher's dog loved his evening romp with his master. The dog would bound ahead to fetch a stick, then run back, wag his tail, and wait for the next game. On this particular evening, the teacher invited one of his … Continue reading ​WORDS ARE ONLY GUIDEPOSTS

​Buddhahood resembles an inexhaustible mine of jewels

THE PATH TO BUDHAHOOD Through countless hundreds of ordeals and countless gatherings of virtue, destroying countless obscurations over immeasurable periods of time, transcendent superknowledges (the unmistaken knowledge of all phenomena as suffering, impermanent, empty, and selfless) is attained: unspoiled by any obscuration, it is celebrated as buddhahood, like a casket of jewels thrown open. Having … Continue reading ​Buddhahood resembles an inexhaustible mine of jewels

​Introduction to transcendental meditation

There exists a thin line between discernment and self-deception The mind has all sorts of deceptions by which it fools itself – this is what continues to sustain the Devil, from the beginningless time, otherwise we would still be in the Garden of Eden. If you aren’t skillful and adept in investigating these delusions and … Continue reading ​Introduction to transcendental meditation