What Do You DO When You Meet the Buddha On the Road? KILL HIM!


A Zen Proverb/Koan states/Asks: Question: “What do you do when you meet the Buddha, while walking down the road?
Answer: “You kill him!
This, of coarse speaks to the conceptualization of separate being — a separateness, a dichotomy, duality… a mental concept/construct. Or more specifically; to Destroy ALL Concepts; the Buddha is no exception.
In Reality, there is no “Buddha,” “You,” nor road, for that matter.
“Form is only Emptiness, Emptiness is only form.”
But don’t think about it… you’ll only conceptualize more.
_/\_ Namo Dhammaya!The
The Three Jewels are essentially one Jewel: The Dharma/Dhamma.
The Dharma is the Essence, the Truth, The Teaching, The Path, The Way, The Tao.
A Buddha and Sangha are natural and necessary “by-products” of the Dharma. Yet, in may ways, the Dharma is “sunlight,” and the Buddha and Sangha are pure reflections, or natural manifestations of the sunlight on a perfectly still pond. They are the “reflection” of the Essence of the Truth, the Dharma/Dhamma.
~Dharmamitra Jeff Stefani
_/\_ Om Amoghasiddhi Ah Hum, Om Amoghasiddhi Ah Hum, Om Amoghasiddhi Ah Hum….
_/\_ I prostrate to the Manifestation of the Dharma (in this case, my personal sadhana practice,) this is the archetypal incarnation of the Buddhas: Amoghasiddhi.He occupies the Northern Skies, in the Mandala of the Five/ Jinas Buddhas.
His right hand forming the Abhiya Mudra, which symbolized “Fearlessness” and “Unobstructed Success.” He is deep-emerald-green, with a midnight sky behind him. In his left hand, balanced on one of the four points, stands a Double Vajra. (The vajra’s symbolism is more complex, although it should suffice to say that it’s meaning is translated as both “Lightening” and Diamond.) Also noteworthy is that he sits, as most Buddha Rupas (Buddha forms) on a Moon Mat, emerging form a Lotus Blossom, which is carried by two Garudas (large, mythical creatures that have various depictions, although most commonly the body of an eagle, with the torso and head of a man)

About Dharmamitra Jeffrey Stefani

ABOUT Dharmamitra Jeff Stefani: Myers-Briggs Personality Type: INFJ Meditation + Dharma Teacher; Mindfulness-Based Therapy; Only Here, Now: Awake-to-Oneness; Filmmaker/Video Producer, Photographer, Editor, Traveler, Public Speaker, Author, Nature-Lover, Outdoor Leadership + Education, Wilderness Medicine Medical Physiologist (Human) Modern Psychoanalyst Lean Startup Founder + Managing Director of: OPTIMIZED Digital Marketing, LLC (A True Buddhist Right-Livelihood Business) Organic SEO + Local SEO Search Engine OPTIMIZED Content Campaigns, Strategies + Tactics; Relationship UnMarketing; Social Media Engagement; Brand/Customer Loyalty Programs Web 3.0 + Digital Marketing WordPress Website Design + UXE ODM, LLC’s Office Address: OPTIMIZED Digital Marketing, LLC 512 E 11 Mile Rd Suite 300 Royal Oak, Michigan 46067 United States ODM, LLC’s Office Phone Number: +1 (248) 425-1821 ODM, LLC’s Office Email: Info@OptimizedDigitalMarketing.com ODM Website: http://OptimizedDigitalMarketing.Com http://BuddhistInsight.Org •Twitter Accounts: @DharmamitraJeff (Dharma Account) @JeffreyStefani (Work Account) OPTIMIZED Digital Marketing, LLC; Organic Search Engine Optimization + Local Search Engine Optimization; SEO Content Strategy + Campaigns • Facebook Profile: Dharmamitra Jeff Stefani • Facebook Pages: † Sharing The Buddha-Dharma: Triratna Buddhist Community: Detroit-Royal Oak † OPTIMIZED Digital Marketing, LLC (ODM) •Google+ Profile: Dharmamitra Jeff Stefani •Google+ Pages: † “Buddhist Insight” † OPTIMIZED Digital Marketing, LLC (ODM, LLC) Why Content Marketing, Organic-SEO, Local-SEO, SEM, SMM + WordPress Integration?! GREAT Question! OPTIMIZED Digital Marketing, LLC (ODM, LLC) is a part of the “New Earth,” “Awakening Global Consciousness Movement”... A True “Buddhist Right-Livelihood Business” ... “Relationship UnMarketing” = TOTALLY UNLIKE TRADITIONAL MARKETING... It’s All About Relationships, EQUAL + FAIR PRACTICES, Having an Interactive Voice + Brand Online Marketing = “The Great Equalizer”... That Levels the “Virtual Playing Field” Buddhist Right-Livelihood Business [Don’t be silly and think that “Digital Marketing” is in-and-to-itself something superficial, unethical, or At ALL "Inherently Bad”... I help Buddhist, Non-Buddhist, For-Profit, Start-Ups, Local and Small-Medium Sized Businesses, Organizations, Non-Profits, Anyone or Anything That IS an Ethical Organization (They need SEO just as much, if not MORE So, than the Big Companies!) May ALL KNOW Joy, Love, Wellness, Success, and Freedom from Suffering...by KNOWING the *Causes* and *Conditions* of Joy, Love, Wellness, Success, and Freedom from All Suffering! 🙏💚😌 Mettā, Sati, Karuna, Upekkhā... Peace and Love ALL! ~The Dharmakaya

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