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Three Factors of Meditation
Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

Three Factors of Meditation

The practice of meditation is based on three fundamental factors: first, not centralizing inward; second, not having any longing to become higher; and third, becoming completely identified with the here and now. These three elements run right through the practice of meditation, from the beginning up to the moment of realization. From “Meditation” in Meditation … Continue reading

The Gateless Gate
Daily Wisdom / Zen

The Gateless Gate

Today someone asked me if it was possible to reach enlightenment through contemplating emptiness. My answer was no, contemplating emptiness cannot lead you to enlightenment. In fact, no-method can lead you to enlightenment. By using a practice method, you can settle the mind and be at ease without afflictions. Any method can settle the mind … Continue reading