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|This is the work of those who are skilled and
peaceful, who seek the good:
May they be able and upright, straightforward, of gentle speech and not proud.
May they be contented and easily supported, unburdened with their senses calmed.
May they be wise, not arrogant and without desire for the possessions of others.
May they do nothing mean or that the wise would reprove.
May all beings be happy,
May they live in safety and joy.
The Way is perfect like vast space
Indeed, it is due to our choosing to accept or reject
Live neither in the entanglements of outer things,
Be serene in the oneness of things and such
When you try to stop activity to achieve passivity
As long as you remain in one extreme or the other
|Those who do not live in the single way
fail in both activity and passivity,
assertion and denial.
To deny the reality of things is to miss their reality;
The more you talk and think about it,
Stop talking and thinking, and there is nothing you
To return to the root is to find the meaning,
At the moment of inner enlightenment there is
The changes that appear to occur in the empty world
Do not search for the truth;
All living beings, whether weak or strong, tall, stout, average or short, seen or unseen, near or distant, born or to be born, may they all be happy.
|When the mind exists undisturbed in the Way,
nothing in the world can offend,
and when a thing can no longer offend,
it ceases to exist in the old way.
|When no discriminating thoughts arise,
the old mind ceases to exist.
When thought objects vanish,
Things are objects because of the subject (mind);
Understand the relativity of these two and the
In this Emptiness the two are indistinguishable
If you do not discriminate between coarse and fine
|To live in the Great Way is neither easy nor
but those with limited views are fearful and irresolute:
the faster they hurry, the slower they go,
and clinging (attachment) cannot be limited:
even to be attached to the idea of enlightenment
is to go astray.
Just let things be in their own way and
|Obey the nature of things (your own nature),
and you will walk freely and undisturbed.
When thought is in bondage the truth is hidden,
What benefit can be derived
|If you wish to move in the One Way
do not dislike even the world of senses and ideas.
Indeed, to accept them fully is identical
The wise man strives to no goals
There is one Dharma, not many; distinctions arise
To seek Mind with the (discriminating) mind
|Rest and unrest derive from passion;
with enlightenment there is no liking and disliking.
All dualities come from ignorant inference.
They are like dreams or flowers in the air:
Gain and loss, right and wrong:
|If the eye never sleeps,
all dreams will naturally cease.
If the mind makes no discriminations,
To understand the mystery of this One essence
When all things are seen equally
No comparisons or analogies are possible
|Consider movement stationary
and the stationary in motion,
both movement and rest disappear.
When such dualities cease to exist
To this ultimate finality
|For the unified mind is accord with the Way
All self-centered striving ceases.
Doubts and irresolutions vanish
With a single stroke we are free from bondage;
All is empty, clear, self-illuminating,
Here thought, feeling, knowledge, and
In this world of Suchness
|To come directly into harmony with this reality
just simply say when doubt arises, "Not two."
In this "not two" nothing is separate,
No matter when or where,
And this truth is beyond extension or
|Emptiness here, Emptiness there,
but the infinite universe stands
always before your eyes.
Infinitely large and infinitely small;
So too with Being and non-Being.
Don't waste time in doubts and arguments
|Let no one deceive another or despise any being
in any state let none by anger or hatred wish harm to another.
As a mother watches over her child, willing to risk her own life to protect her only child, so with a boundless heart should one cherish all living beings, suffusing the whole world with unobstructed loving kindness.
|Standing or walking, sitting or lying down, during all one's waking hours, may one remain mindful of this heart and this way of living that is the best in the world.|
|Unattached to speculations, views and sense desires, with clear vision, such a person will never be reborn in the cycles of suffering.|
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Chapel Tibet is another human being who happens to pursue the Divine. Chapel Tibet has had a presence on Earth for many cycles of time. The name "Chapel Tibet" was given to Chapel Tibet, by a feminine aspect of the Divine.
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