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by zhufawuwo
Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Zen
Topic: A visit to Jiufeng Monastery, home of Chan's most famous female "Patriarch"
Replies: 0
Views: 536

A visit to Jiufeng Monastery, home of Chan's most famous female "Patriarch"

Hi everyone. Happened to pay a visit to JIangxi Province's Jiufeng Monastery 九峰禪寺 this weekend. Wanted to share some pictures and some stories. Odds are many of you won't have heard of Jiufeng, but you might have heard of the monastery's most famous "patriarch" (祖師), Moshan Liaoran 末山了然, also known ...
by zhufawuwo
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Dont follow a lineage (etc.), follow a teacher
Replies: 105
Views: 11497

Re: Dont follow a lineage (etc.), follow a teacher

Such a useful thread. Thank you to Meido Roshi and all the others who have chimed in.

It's very difficult for me not to get attached to Big Concepts like Traditions or Lineages or Practices and project my own expectations and desires. The self and its workings are so strong. :crazy:
by zhufawuwo
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: What place does pilgrimage have in Buddhist practice?
Replies: 61
Views: 5224

Re: What place does pilgrimage have in Buddhist practice?

Urgh now I want to go everywhere.
by zhufawuwo
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Have you changed Buddhist schools since joining DW?
Replies: 31
Views: 2378

Re: Have you changed Buddhist schools since joining DW?

As someone new to this forum and to practice in general, I would love to see more voting and stories on this topic. Not to get all sectarian, more to see people's engagement with different schools, approach to wider knowledge, and also how to deal with our own tendencies to get, well, sectarian :med...
by zhufawuwo
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Language
Topic: Chinese Buddhist mentational terms
Replies: 4
Views: 1292

Re: Chinese Buddhist mentational terms

I have two pdf dictionaries that might help. One is translations of Chinese terms into Sanskrit, Tibetan, and English. The other is a glossary of Sanskrit terms with English and Chinese glosses. However, both assume reading knowledge of Chinese, so neither has phonetic equivalents in either pinyin o...
by zhufawuwo
Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Language
Topic:
Replies: 3
Views: 1035

Re: 所

The grammatical function of 所 is much like a pronoun. It stands in for the object of the verb it precedes. 王見之 -> 王所見 "The king sees it" -> "the king 所 sees" The latter expression means "(that which) the king sees". The first sentence is a complete sentence, the second is a noun phrase. 所 denotes an...

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