He Polished the Jewels

Related imageNo silken cloth touched Ippen’s skin.

He never took gold or silver in his hand,

and strictly refrained from liquor, meat,

and the five forbidden flavors.

Thus he polished the jewels of the ten major precepts.

—The Record of Ippen

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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