image of The Bodhidharma Anthology – The Earliest Records of Zen by: Jeffrey L. In the early part of this century, the discovery of a walled-up cave in northwest. One of these recovered Zen texts is the Bodhidharma Anthology, a collection of seven pieces. Of the numerous texts now attributed to Bodhidharma, the “first. (English:) Bodhidharma: The Treatise on the Two Entrances and Four Practices ( Magyar:) .. Broughton, Jeffrey L. The Bodhidharma Anthology: The Earliest.

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He then lectured on the Lahkavatdra thirty consecutive times. As long as ,they’re attached to appearances, they’re unaware that their bochidharma are empty. According to Master Yuan, if one has spirit and does not seek anything, including the teachings of Buddhism, then one will attain the quietude of liberation. Their subtle words have not been transmitted, so who can write of their pure virtue? At the time he blessed the assassin with pure counsel; with no eye for the future he began humming a tune.

Movement and quiescence will merge into the path. When a great bodhisattva delves deeply into perfect wisdom, he realizes that the four elements and five shades are devoid of a personal self.

That which Shakyamuni drank wasn’t ordinary impure milk but Pure Dharma-talk. When forms are not forms anfhology themselves but are forms because of mind, the fact that mind and forms are formless is called the vodhidharma realm.


Publisher University of California Press Browse these categories as well: The three times [of past, present, and future] have no characteristics. Mortals stay on this shore. Even when the mind consciousness knows, there is nothing that it does not know and nothing that it knows.


And the mind isn’t motion. This can be known through such examples as wind, rain, blue, yellow, red, white, and so forth.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Of the numerous texts attributed If you know it is nonarising, then it is nonextinguishing.

Buddhas of the past and future only talk about transmitting the mind. The body neither exists nor doesn’t exist. When you depend on reality, that which is real becomes false.

Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions. It’s your own mind about to reveal itself.

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Thus he liberated beings. Bodhidharma’s tomb was then opened, and only a single sandal was found inside. It is something that neither the gods nor men have put upon me.

Its sole focus is meditation on a type of insight that does not lie in the spoken word. In addition to giving, the supreme virtues of Buddhas that are cultivated by bodhisattvas include: Beyond your mind there’s no other Buddha.

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Not one of they understands the movement of his own hands and feet. Even if you explain it to them, they still don t believe, because they’re blind. The true Way is sublime.


They have the same essence. By lighting this lamp of perfect awareness they dispel all darkness and delusion.

Your real body has no sensation, no hunger or thirst’, no warmth or cold, no sickness, no love or attachment, no pleasure or pain, no good or bad, no bodhidhadma or length, no weakness or strength. Unless they see their nature people who claim to have attained unexcelled, complete enlightenment are liars.

And all because they don’t see their nature. Bodhidharma died at Lo River Beach.

That which is truly so, the indestructible, passionless Dharma-self, remains forever free of the world’s afflictions. Eliminate ice and there’s no more water. Bodhidharma seems also to have met with some hostility and slander. If in mind it becomes nonexistence [of mind], in no-mind it becomes existence Lot mind], and so the veiy same is your anthokogy.

Since you are unable to present your mind to me, I don’t 97 know what mind I shall quiet for boodhidharma.