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18453Man's Real Nature

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  • medit8ionsociety
    Oct 21, 2012
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      Man's real nature is primarily spiritual life,
      which weaves its threads of mind to build a
      cocoon of flesh, encloses its own soul in the cocoon,
      and, for the first time, the spirit becomes flesh.
      Understand this clearly: The cocoon is not the silkworm;
      In the same way, the physical body is not man but
      merely man's cocoon. Just as the silkworm will break
      out of its cocoon and fly free, so, too, will man
      break out of his body-cocoon and ascend to the spiritual
      world when his time is come. Never think that the
      death of the physical body is the death of man.
      Since man is life, he will never know death.

      Seicho-no-ie. Nectarean Shower of Holy Doctrines.