Monthly Archives: October 2016

Freedom from the personal self (teisho1206 -2010)

I have been reading an interesting book: The Geography of Genius by Eric Weiner. Some of the passages echoed things said in the teishos so much that I thought I would put a couple of samples at the beginning of this posting. … Continue reading

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The Trap of Words: Teisho 994, 2005.

Albert often warned about the trap of words. In teisho 994 he says that two thirds of the koans are dealing with this and that koan 84 is the most well known. In this koan Vimalakirti asks Manjusri, “What is … Continue reading

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