Dharma Talks

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 Bodhidharma: On Mind-Watching


XVII. How to Discipline Body and Mind

Discipline means, 'everything stays in order'; this means, cultivate the body and mind eagerly and unchaotically.

It also implies, 'protection'; that is, righteously uphold the conduct of the precepts; disallow the six carnal bad feelings, control the three poisonous minds; awaken enthusiastically; be alert; and keep the body and mind pure.

Then if all is done, we can call it maintaining disciplines.

XVIII. What Is the Propper Nourishment?

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