The concept of a multi-coloured Buddhist flag was designed in 1880 by Henry Steyr Alcott – a retired American army colonel. He probably got the idea from the five-coloured’ Daoist flag –
CH’AN MASTER YAN YUN ASSISTS ORPHANED CHILDREN ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS! (23.6.2013) Within China there is now a substantial body of academic work assessing the similarities
Dear B The traditional Ch’an answer is that the only concern for a Ch’an Teacher is that the Student or Dosciple directly perceives the empty mind ground at all times –
None of this madness indicates the empty mind ground.
Going places changes scenery in-front and behind…
But perception remains non-purified and shallow.
It is better to say that none of these words contain any structure!
Dear Gillian When I sit quietly, reality is a direct experience. It is deep, loving, caring and boundless. There is a ‘source’ but language cannot
In Love with a Moon Branch (月枝)… Bright mind. Bright smile… Shining thoughts, Shining words. Lord Buddha. Mao Zedong… Red – Dharma, Revolution. Lucid Wisdom.