KALKI AVATAR As the 10,000 year period of the Golden Age within Kali-yuga comes to a close, the lower modes of material nature will become so strong that people will lose interest in spiritual topics. Everyone will become godless. The devotees, bhaktas, and sages that are left on the planet by this time will be … Continue reading Prophecies concerning the appearance of Lord Kalki
The Buddha said to Śāriputra: If one were to explain The consequences of the errors Of those who disparage this teaching of perfect enlightenment, It would take more than countless centuries. For that reason I am now telling you Never to expound this teaching To those who have little wisdom. You should teach it Only … Continue reading Mahayana—the forgotten path of the Buddhas
NETI NETI! Taibai once asked Baso, "What is Buddha?" Baso answered, "Mind is Buddha." Mumon's poem A fine day under the blue sky! Don't foolishly look here and there. If you still ask, "What is buddha?" It is like pleading your innocence while clutching stolen goods.
ON THE PERFECTION OF TEACHING The teaching of supremely enlightened beings comes from scripture, realization, and mastery. It issues forth from the mouth, from all forms, and from space. "From mastery" refers to the teaching of those who have entered the great stages of perfect enlightenment. "From all forms" refers to teachings issuing forth even … Continue reading The Perfect Teacher