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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Therefore, one knows by no-knowing. This is the locus of Dharma. He suffers in the three realms without hope of release.

The Bodhidharma Anthology – The Earliest Records of Zen by: Jeffrey L. Broughton

And so it is also Cculed the mind of True Thusness. Once mortals see their nature, all attachments end. To be silent all day and still say something isn’t the Way. The mind substance is without substance.

No matter what may come, he is incapable of seeing differences or sameness in characteristics. Seen with true vision, form isn’t simply form, because form depends on bodhidhwrma. Thus he liberated beings. One of the recovered Zen texts was a seven-piece collection, the Bodhidharma Anthology.

If for a split second [thought] arises, [you will be in the conditioned realm of] arising and extinguishing. If one wishes to make the mind of cultivating the path robust, he should send mind outside the boundaries of the norms.


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Mind is formless, and so it is not existent. Someone who seeks the Way doesn’t look beyond himself.

The substance is Thusness. For scattering flowers the same holds true. Kambe, Tstuomu year unknownBodhidharma. It is unnecessary to reject water to find wetness, to reject fire to get heat. Once you act, you can’t avoid the cycle of birth and death.

The four fearlessnesses or four types of self-confidence of a Buddha in speaking Dharma run from the self-confidence coming from his awareness that he is a perfectly enlightened one to the self-confidence coming from being aware that he has informed the disciples about the path of liberation.

It has nothing to do with attachment. Space has a name but no form. The true Way is sublime. Antholoty from moment to moment they follow the Way. When you question, you’re wrong. Altishahr or the Tarim Basin in southern Xinjiang.

The world is full of deluded people who don’t see this. There is nothing to be used. His ambition lay in the Mahayana path, and so he put aside his white layman’s robe for the black robe of a monk […] Lamenting the decline of the true teaching in the outlands, he subsequently crossed anthologj mountains and seas, traveling about propagating the teaching in Han and Wei.


The transformation body is the one you see flying in all directions anthologyy others wherever it can. And they’re not different. Also, once you stop eating the food of delusion, if you touch it again you break your fast.

A Buddha doesn’t do good or evil. All appearances are illusions. In some Buddha-lands ideas are indicated by looking steadily, in others by gestures, in still others by a frown, by the movement of the eyes, by laughing, by yawning, or by nodhidharma clearing of the throat, or by recollection, or by trembling. Silent Transmission and the Kung-an Koan Tradition.


Or if, while you’re walking, standing, sitting, or lying in a quiet grove, you see a light, regardless of whether it’s bright or dim, don’t tell others and don’t focus on it. Dharmas do not associate with dharmas to create sin, nor do dharmas associate with dharmas to create merit. But what about when your eyes are shut?