The Sole Ancestor

Each being sees ‘it’ in accordance with their unique integral character, thus fashions a realm of the self-same homeland that is novel from the realm of any other. As the various great mythologies are various dialects of the expression of the one mind or universal Buddha, the various sentient beings are various members of ‘one Read More …

The Buddha Realm

The sentient mind experiences the reality it sees/fashions, and since bodhicitta is intrinsic to the normal mind, the realm we genuinely aspire for – the Buddha realm – is more authentic then the realm experienced by the detached passivity of the ‘ordinary’ reflexive mind. Excerpt from,  Zen Cosmology: Dogen’s Contribution to the Search for a New Read More …

Our mythopoeic capacity

In failing to clearly see that our mythopoeic capacity embodies our thinking mind or intellect, rather than being embodied (or produced) by our mind or intellect, we thereby obstruct our genuine desire (bodhicitta) by subjecting it to the realm of abstract speculation thus confining it to the limitations of literalism and generalization. Excerpt from,  Zen Cosmology: Read More …