Tag Archives: Gateless Gate

The Watcher

[ On the blogiversary of SIAOF, am reposting the most popular original post of the last year. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by !] It’s easy to get stuck as “The Watcher “. After meditating a while, and  watching thoughts … Continue reading

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Doubletake

What’s going on here ? Ben Smythe became known as the “You’re Perfect” guy after sitting / standing on street corners in public places with a sign that states ” You’re Perfect ” Timothy Foley crossed the Gateless Gate some … Continue reading

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Ordination

Last weekend, I was ordained a Zen priest. How did this transpire ? After practicing assiduously in various traditions for several years, the last ones being Zen/Dzogchen/inquiry,  awakening happened. A couple months ago, we had my Zen teacher and his … Continue reading

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This Way to Liberation by Lori Ann Lothian

[ Guest post by Lori Ann Lothian of the blog THE AWAKENED DREAMER . The url is below. Enjoy ! ] This Way to Liberation Posted on January 8, 2012 Want to get enlightened? Want to know how? Are you … Continue reading

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Year End Thanks to Readers

In the final hours of the first year of STANDING IN AN OPEN FIELD, I wanted to thank you all for stopping by. It’s a total blast writing a blog, and for what if there are no readers ? This … Continue reading

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