​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

The fallacy of using mind to search mind – Part II

The fool tries to control the mind with the mind - what folly! The wise one delights in the Self alone. There is no mind to master or search. ... For he who thinks that true knowledge constitutes of things and mere ideas, how can there be Self-Knowledge? The wise do not see things as … Continue reading The fallacy of using mind to search mind – Part II