73. What is “The method of freeing oneself from shackles?” (& Q74 to Q75)

To “free oneself from shackles” in Buddhist Sutras means to unleash from the shackles of false images and be free from the sufferings of the Three Domains. 22 The only method of “freeing oneself from shackles” that does not dwell on any images is instantaneous enlightenment.

Buddha virtues are based on ceasing doubts and establishing faith, guided by being remote from marks or images, and built on not dwelling one’s heart anywhere. By establishing Buddha virtues, one can free his True Self. To free the True Self means that the True Self is freed from shackles. Continue reading “73. What is “The method of freeing oneself from shackles?” (& Q74 to Q75)”

15. What are the soul, the three components of the Hun, and the seven components of the Po?

I Ching states:

I is aligned to Heaven and Earth.
Thus it encompasses the
Tao of Heaven and Earth.
It explains not only the observable world
but also the unobservable world of spirits.

It embraces the law of beginning, end, and
regeneration of all phenomena
and matters.
It knows that all matters are formed by
spirits and vitality, and
the soul governs the changes
of the matters
”.

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Journeys to the Underworld – Outline of the Book

(Given by Jin Que Zhu Mi)

On the 13th day of 4th Moon in 1978 (19th May 1978)

  1. This book Diyu Youji was written according to the Directive of Yu Huang Da Tian Zhun. The language is very simple but has profound meaning. This book serves ascetic practitioners as well as those who have the intention of leading good and meaningful lives.

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Journeys to the Underworld – Publisher’s Preface

The purpose of rendering this Book in the English language is to enable English educated people, especially of Chinese origin, to understand what happens to one’s soul after death. If a percentage of readers can realize that it pays to do more good deeds, when still alive, then our humble attempt is achieved. Continue reading “Journeys to the Underworld – Publisher’s Preface”