The five lay precepts are more than a set of simple moral edicts: they serve as practical guidelines on the path to buddhahood.
The mountains and rivers of the immediate present are the manifestation of the path of the ancient buddhas. Because they are the self before the emergence of signs, they are the penetrating liberation of ultimate reality. Master Daokai said, “Green mountains are forever walking. A stone woman bears a child by night.” If one knows […]