"The pure act of compassion provides us with a powerful, twofold means of practice. It is both a means of turning emptiness into form by giving (dana) toward all sentient beings while realizing at the same time the Buddhist principle that there is no set rigid identity; and it is also a means of turning form into emptiness by overcoming the 'form' of the ego (ours!), when we ourselves forget that very same principle (anatta)!"
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Friday, February 10, 2006
Ji Aoi Isshi says: