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Buddhahood without meditation.

Everyone knows about buddhahood through meditation,
but I know a path without meditation.

From the Words of My Perfect Teacher

Daily Dharma Quotes


Book on Dogen:
Dogen, the Zen Master: A Search and a Fulfillment (in English)

Before I explain Dogen to you, let this be the introduction, because this is what he is trying to say: that everything passes and yet there is something that never passes; that everything is born and dies and yet there is something that is never born and never dies. 245 more words


Exploring NMRK

After the initial question “do you chant?” we are then asked “what do you chant?” followed closely by “how long do you chant?” and almost certainly “what does it mean?”. 538 more words


Buddhahood Included

So often, and I am as guilty as anyone, we want everything to happen now.

Our modern frantic way of life, clever marketing and the advertising bombardment we all endure, have left us all lacking a little patience. 118 more words


On The Question Of Purity

Nichiren said,

“If the minds of living beings are impure, their land is also impure, but if their minds are pure, so is their land.

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If The Cap Fits ...

With an increasing feeling of dismay, I see the gap between the have’s and have not’s of this world continually growing.

The very concept of fairness in our societies seems to have been completely forgotten. 85 more words


Attaining Buddhahood in this lifetime

The Lotus Sutra and Nichiren Buddhism preaches that enlightenment is possible for everyone in this lifetime.

Certain paths may suggest that one has to go through trainings in many lifetimes in order to become enlightened. 1,214 more words

Lotus Sutra