​Temporal lack of the destiny for ultimate liberation

Temporarily lacking the gene, some seekers are exclusively given over to misconduct; some have destroyed their good qualities; some lack the virtues conducive to liberation; some have slight virtues. And there are others who forever lack the cause. Here the term "lacking" in the spiritual gene designates those who lack the destiny for ultimate liberation. … Continue reading ​Temporal lack of the destiny for ultimate liberation

​Beyond the relative world of comparison and explanation

NIRVANA: Everyday life is the Way Joshu asked Nansen, "What is the Way?" Nansen said, "Everyday life is the Way." Joshu asked, "Can it be studied?" Nansen replied, "If you try to study, you will be far away from it." Joshu asked, "If I do not study, how can I know it is the Way?" … Continue reading ​Beyond the relative world of comparison and explanation

​The spontaneous teaching

On the liberative art Perceiving the spontaneous teaching (that is, taught by one as the spontaneous result of his realization), holding the appropriate conscientious attitude, fixing the mind on the element (meditative concentration- fixing it upon name and blissful contemplation), and viewing objects as (both) existent and nonexistent [That is, transcendent wisdom that sees precisely … Continue reading ​The spontaneous teaching