If the heart is like this, killing a person is also possible. What is called permanence? Further, if its attainment were individual, it would be a question of numbers. A sutra says, ‘A single mote of dust contains all dharmas. As Emmon sees it, there are thus but two answers possible: Though there are innumerable speculations as to their identity, these seem dubious. So why should one call it an I? Value judgments give rise to arbitrary notions motivated by self-centeredness, and so they are contrary to the natural harmony.

Only dimly does he or she see the truth, and he or she understands only superficially the profound and subtle principle. How could one who is not free to function dig the ocean, pile up mountains, set heaven at ease, and create the earth? Grasses and trees, too, are the manifestation of truth. But the pondering of a buddha is the functioning of No-I: Now Emmon has in mind a subject patiently enduring the decrees of fate. For if the heart is empty and makes no distinctions, the Way functions according to its own nature. The two persons who are talking about the Way are Master Nyuri and his disciple Emmon.

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This realization is called enlightenment. Only while deluded do we have notions of deviating from the Way.

Stealing does not begin tagtalma the moment one takes something, but as soon as one differentiates between oneself and others. Within delusion arises at once division into same and not same. Just as when thunder rolls in heaven, the echo answers. Now one who is free of a self and is in accord with the Way looks at his own body as he would at grass or at trees.

Nothing factual is known of who these three sages are.


The above question and answer may not seem apposite, but what Joshu wants to demonstrate is this: It is only because worldly people have not attained the truth of the Way, and falsely believe in a personal self, that their murder entails mental [intent].

Whatever words arise from such an insight are all true—whereas words that do not issue from it are fogqdalom.

But there is no mind that can know—no thing that can do the knowing—hence the mind that knows cannot know itself.

However, the original life or principle that is filn in everything is beyond coming to be and ceasing to be. With him seeing is not seeing with the eyes and knowing is not knowing with the heart. Only by evaluation according to a standard are things judged as right and wrong.

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While the text has been attributed to Bodhidharma, Ho-tse Shen-huiand Niu-t’ou Fa-jungamong others, it was likely composed by a later Ox-head teacher sometime during the third quarter of the eighth century, i. Not being fettered by conditions means changing with conditions. Mit neveznek nem dolognak? He does not realize that the body of the Buddha is like a reflection in a mirror, whereas impermanence itself is the real Buddha.

It is therefore not something that did not exist before but is now, or that existed earlier but is now no longer. Just as you have taught without teaching, so have I heard without hearing This may seem incidental, yet the most important condition of all is to first find peace oneself and to become enlightened, before attempting to teach others.

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In she founded the Zen Centre in London. As they are free of a self, there is no calculation involved in killing them, and thus we do not argue over whether it is a crime or not. The former assume a self that attains and possesses these powers, whereas the latter posits a not-self or true nature that does not need to be attained and is not bound by any notion of attainment.


What may seem aimless is, in fact, the change taking place from moment to moment in response to prevailing yet changing circumstances and situations. Neither discriminating nor judging, it sees everything as equal and the same, and as that it is the wisdom of wonderful awareness, free of all the delusions of an individual, unchanging self.

No-thing equals True Nature itself. Generally, a disciple believes that the master possesses the truth and that he dishes it out little by little.

However, such a seemingly existing form can yet take on and does take on odor, can hurt, or may get dirty, whereas the true nature of emptiness does not. Why is this so?

About a third of the way into the text we find the following exchange: Zen Centre, London, And to define enlightenment as this or that is opinion. They arise because the true nature has been lost sight of. How do they differ?

The Buddha also has a body and sees, hears, feels, and knows. For Emmon, caught up in the notion of fil, self as separate from others, there also exists the separation into part and whole, man and surrounding circumstances, subject and object. It fogdaalom no planning.