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Robert Sharf articles

Postby rory » Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:21 am

I just came across this link from a Buddhist friend, a nice collection of articles, talks and even video by Sharf
http://buddhiststudies.berkeley.edu/peo ... arf/2.html
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Chih-I:
The Tai-ching states "the women in the realms of Mara, Sakra and Brahma all neither abandoned ( their old) bodies nor received (new) bodies. They all received buddhahood with their current bodies (genshin)" Thus these verses state that the dharma nature is like a great ocean. No right or wrong is preached (within it) Ordinary people and sages are equal, without superiority or inferiority
Paul, Groner "The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture"eds. Tanabe p. 58

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