Author Archives: 3beeches

About 3beeches

poet, musician, translator of Tibetan liturgical and philosophical texts, French and Afrikaans poetry and Old French texts on alchemy.

Zen Sickness, by Zen Master Hakuin

Originally posted on Buddhism now:
Hakuin Zenji (1689-1769)  describes the “Zen sickness” he contracted in his latter twenties and the methods he learned from the recluse Hakuyu in the mountains outside Kyoto that enabled him to cure the ailment. On…

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The Bodhisattva Heart

Originally posted on The Dōgen Institute:
Extract from Boundless Vows, Endless Practice German version of this post ? I firmly believe that the heart of the world is a bodhisattva heart. I believe that we find bodhisattvas in the…

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No Matter

Originally posted on Great Middle Way:
Don’t hate the arising of thoughts or stop the thoughts that do arise. Simply realize that your original mind, right from the start, is beyond thought. No matter what, you never get involved with…

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