An actual instance of the whole universe

It is one of the triumphs of the human that he can know a thing and still not believe it. East of Eden, John Steinbeck The very act of respectfully meeting and serving is the buddha. This is in accordance with the notion of the enactment-buddha (gyobutsu), wherein enactment and buddha are one. Hee-Jin Kim,The Read More …

What is our ‘self’ – total existence-time

We know that we are “people who are it” just from the fact that we want to attain “the matter that is it.” Already we possess the real features of a “person who is it”; we should not worry about the already present “matter that is it.” Even worry itself is just “the matter that Read More …

Reality As It Is

Believing a reality exists in the absence of experience of that reality is idolatry; reifying a purely abstract concept (i.e. a hypothetical assumption). Idolatry entails accepting as ‘true’ or ‘real’ something one has not experienced, hence something that is in direct contrast to one’s actual knowledge. Idolatry, then, not only involves granting ‘truth’ to a Read More …