The answers are by Buddhist priest Gudo Wafu Nishijima. 1. What is gained in Zazen? What we gain in Zazen is the balance of the autonomic nervous system. : To Meet the Real Dragon (): Gudo Nishijima, Jeffrey Bailey: Books. Master Gudo Nishijima has been practicing Buddhism for more than sixty years. He was a student of Master Kodo Sawaki, an itinerant priest famous for his.
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The state in Zazen, can never be consideration or perception, but it is just Action. Not relying upon the past, nor relying upon being born, The real contact must be recognized without fail. Therefore the non-existence of dual, suggests the existence of only one, And gudk what can be seen with eyes, and the darkness of the Hell, are completely the Same. Belonging to Reason or belonging to many Real Truths, Being helped by the Inclusive Grasp, there might be possibility for result not to exist at all.
Coexistence does not exist at the any concrete residences at all. His English was extremely good. How is it possible for anyone, who has realized the Truth, not to be Buddha himself?
It is said in secular societies that when we study something, the reward of our study exists just in the study itself.
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Master Kodo Sawaki taught us that we should stretch our spine nishojima if it were possible for our spine to pierce the ceiling actually. In JuneI was ordered to move to Himeji City in Japan for the purpose of guarding Japan itself, and so I traveled along the eastern coast of Korea in rather dangerous situations, and when I had reached Himeji City in Japan the war ended.
What kinds of thing will produce such kinds of miscellaneous subjective ideas? Jundo Cohen January 31, at 9: Eternity is just a human idea.
And so the Real Appearances are accepted as a little vague, But the balanced state of the autonomic nervous system, Nirvana, will appear. But looking at those situations from Buddhist viewpoint, we usually have our own natural reflection, whether it is comfortable and happy for us to struggle for getting fame or profit in our daily life, or not.
Just at that time we can notice that the ships and rafts, which we expect to utilize to arrive at the distant shores of the truth, were just a dream yesterday, and we can clearly decide that the old views of wisteria vines as snakes were wrong. What is called Eternity, or what is called Non-eternity, and so forth, exist here in front us. But in the case of Master Dogen, who has clearly grasped the Buddhist philosophy, which is based on the real philosophy of act, actually noticed that the real life of Buddhist practitioners are just the persuing act itself at the present moment of daily life.
The existence just at the present moment is the state that everything has never arrived at yet, The situations there might never exist once more again at all. A Brief Personal History.
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The title above, suggests the meaning that when we want to make our body and mind decisive and preferable, there are naturally two kinds of way. What is Heaven and Hell? Although I never met him, I am grateful that he left behind his dharma heirs who both started me on my practice yudo continue to support me in ways that I am probably mostly unaware of.
It does not exist in the perfectly opposite situations, But there are cases, in which so many delusions have gathered together actually. At the zazen group I attend, someone asked the question ‘Why do you zazen?
Actions and Actions can be seen. Anything, which has been accomplished, does not exist at all. A fact, that a moment is just the eternity, exists in such a manner.
I guess that Master Dogen also recognizes that Buddhism is the ultimate truth through the world, and so he expects everyone to study Buddhism without fail. When the five kinds of Aggregates really exist, Leaving from the existence, the Births are going on to be continued endlessly. During the s, Nishijima began giving regular public lectures on Buddhism and Zen meditation.
More information is given in this chapter. When even in the case that Reason has lost the balance of the autonomic nervous system, How is it necessary for us to dig up any kind of cause for such a state intentionally?
Where can we find the Existence of Having Limitations anywhere at all? So u nari means is existing, there is. For example, even though they have got only an eye of fish, they want to attach that the eye must be a piece of pearl.
Without leaving the process of wandering, it will become leaving Nirvana. November 29, Yokohama, Japan.
Endless talks like dram without stop are the situations, And those situations are just reporting the news without any information. And the seeds as results are just the next world of this world.
So the clever people will leave the Truth looking at it by Eyes. And he says that if even only one between the two lacks, it is completely impossibe for anyone to get the enlightenment.
Generally speaking, a person, who is called the true Master, is not related whether he is old, or not, or whether his career in Buddhism is long, or not.
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See here for details. And the four kinds of Sacred Truths transcend the existence, Even the Real Universe itself is never recognized at all.
And the original texts are written in Chinese, but recently even we, Japaneses also read it in sentenses, which are arranged into the same order as Nishijimq, and so I would like to introduce it in such a special style. This is just the traditional method to recommend and introduce beginners into Buddhism. If you liked those poems Dogen wrote before dying, which I quoted in my post above this one, then you can watch The Mirror here:.