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From New Buddhist Poetry by T J Dayhuff, posted on Facebook: Ancients thought a self constrained by ego to be dwelling in ignorance, shackled to an identity based on distinction, rather than the manifold connections to the Large. Enlightenment was … Continue reading
Where beauty is, then there is ugliness; where right is, also there is wrong. Knowledge and ignorance are interdependent; delusion and enlightenment condition each other. Since olden times it has been so. How could it be otherwise now? Wanting to … Continue reading
Those who see worldly life as an obstacle to Dharma see no Dharma in everyday actions. They have not yet discovered that there are no everyday actions outside of Dharma. ~Dogen I have long admired the poetry of this 13th … Continue reading
Sitting with the sweet smell Of lilacs wafting in the window Unguarded sense door …clinging follows And the whole mass of dukkha is born.