Category Archives: Non-duality

WHO AM I, YET AGAIN?

“Like a star at dawn, a flash of lightning in a cloud, or flickering lamp. A bright illusion, and a phantom and a dream, or a passing cloud. A shining dewdrop, reflecting the morning scene, or a running stream. A fleeting bubble, joyfully alighting high, in the morning sky. “ … Continue reading

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HOW FAR WILL YOU GO WITH NON-DUALITY?

Few schools of Buddhism dared take non-duality to its logical conclusion. Zen teachers often dare, yet none were as radical as the Taintai school, and Siming Zhili (960–1028) went to the very end and concluded:“Other than the devil, there is no Buddha;..other than the Buddha, there is no devil.”Likewise, many … Continue reading

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COSMIC BUDDHA (VAIROCANA)

Vairocana, the Cosmic Buddha, is accumulation and expression of the essentials of Buddhism and to see Vairocana face to face is the aim of Buddhism. There are three aspects of Vairocana: firstly, Vairocana is true explanation ‘sunyata’ or ‘emptiness’; secondly, Vairocana is the fulfilment of the spiritual needs of the … Continue reading

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RIGHT-VIEW IS NO-VIEW: BUDDHIST SKEPTICISM

Buddhism is very different from other religions because it refuses all dogma and embraces, promotes and teaches doubt. Buddhism goes even further and insists that advanced right-views are to have no-view and even denies that it is itself teaching the truth about the world and remains a faithful enterprise working … Continue reading

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