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Caked in Emptiness ...

... from another thread ...

Reading books from Meister Eckhart and the desert fathers I stumbled over this hymn,
many of their teachings are similar to buddhism
"To be full of things is to be empty of God.
To be empty of things is to be full of God".

I am amazed by Roshi Eckhart and his influence. Also the dessert mothers, who famously never said, 'Let them eat cake' (Hope it is fish cake) :3

Is being full of Cod too fishy for you? Do you prefer running on empties? Do you prefer yidam practice and multiple imaginary gods?

“I am the great and glorious Heruka!
My food is the life-force of living beings,
My seat, the three worlds and three planes of existence.
I am the Lama. I am the Yidam.
I am Samantabhadra, the mighty Vajradhara.
Without me, in the time before me,
There was no saṃsāra, no transcendence.
Now, the phenomena of saṃsāra and nirvāṇa
Are all perfect within me, the great Heruka.
The blazing fire mountain is my realm.
The vīras and ḍākinīs are my retinue.
The Great Perfection is my Dharma.
I am the Heruka of equalness and perfection.”


Ay caramba! :o


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