The Many Don’t ‘make-up’ The One Mind – The Many Are The One Mind

Dogen was also persistent in stressing that when the Zen masters identify the ‘one mind’ as the ‘myriad dharmas’ they are not speaking generally or arbitrarily. ‘The many’ is not reducible to ‘the ‘one,’ ‘the one’ is not made-up of ‘the many’ – ‘the one’ is identical to ‘the many’ and vice versa. Just as Read More …

The Enlightened Wisdom (Bodhi Prajna) of Zen: Maha Prajna Paramita

The Enlightened Wisdom (Bodhi Prajna) of Zen: Maha Prajna Paramita A Zen Commentary on Prajna (Great Perfect Wisdom) from The Flatbed Sutra of Louie Wing by Ted Biringer Part 1   The next day Jordan, high priest of the School of the Tortoise, asked the Second Ancestor to give another address. Specifically, he wanted to learn Read More …

The True Buddha Nature of All Thoughts and Things

In sum, you need to know that such things as the Three Vehicles and the twelve divisions of the Scriptural Teachings are the Eye of the Buddhas and Ancestors. How could those who have not opened their Eye to This possibly be descendants of the Buddhas and Ancestors? How could those who have not understood Read More …