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Do Not Forget Cultivating the Heart

J Tao

 

‘¸Œh“IŽt•ƒDCŠeˆÊ“¯CD:

Greetings respected Master, greetings fellow practitioners!

 

‰ä¥1998”NŠì“¾‘å–@“IB笒˜³–@i’ö“I„iCœk‰õœnŒÂlC—ùçz“ü“ž³–@C—ùB—R˜°ŒÂl“I›‰CŠî‘b‘Å“I•sH›‰CÝ³–@C—ù证›‰‘å–@“I˜HãC‰ä‹ö“ž—¹•s­“I‘j“ïB’Ê过•s’fŠw–@C‰ä’m“¹—¹—v‘z’ñ‚S«A•K{˜ô“žÙžŠŒŒü內QBŽ§‰äˆÈ‰“IŒü內Q‘ü¥Ý—LžŠŒ“I‘O’ñ‰ºŒü內QF¥‰ä“I错‰äAŒü“àQC¥别l“I错‰äA•sŒü“àQBŽg‰ä“IC炼’â—¯Ý执’˜对Ž–•¨“I对—^错”V’†B“Á别¥经过‘½ŽŸ观ŠÅ师•ƒ对àSFŠw员讲–@DVDCŽg‰ä懂“¾—¹Ž·’˜¥•s•ªDš­“IC¥Ž·’˜A应ŠY•ú‰ºB‰üÌ—¹ˆÈ‰‰ä”Fˆ×“IDˆ½›”AŒ˜Ž•s•ú“IŽ·’˜B这样‰äŠ—L“I¢˜fA渐渐‰ðŠJ—¹C‘å–@•s“¯‘wŽŸ“I內Ÿ¼–ç•sÐ“W现o˜ÒC‰ä“I內S[ŸÞ—¹Ù”ä“IŠì悅B

I happily obtained Dafa in 1998. With the progress of Fa rectification, soon my cultivation was moved from personal cultivation into Fa rectification cultivation. As the foundation of my personal cultivation was not solid, I encountered quite a few difficulties on my path of validating Dafa during the Fa rectification. With the constant Fa study, I learned that in order to improve Xinxing, one must look within unconditionally. While my looking within in the past was with condition, that was when I was wrong I would look within, and I wouldnft look within if it was anotherfs fault. This has made my cultivation status to stay at the attachment to the judgment of right and wrong. After watching the DVD of Masterfs lecture to Australian practitioners, I learned there is no good or bad attachments. As long as it is an attachment, I should let it go. I used to stick to what I thought to be right or good, but now I changed. Thus all my puzzles have been resolved, and the profound meanings of Dafa in different levels started to emerge, and my heart was full of joy.


2004”Ns‹ã评t问¢@Cˆ×—¹X—LÁ“I幫•ílŽO‘ށC‰ä‘z‰ä–瓾æŠÅˆê•Õs‹ã评tBŠÅ‰ß”V@C‰ä发现Ž©ŒÈÝŽvˆÛ紏S•ûŽ®•û–@ã—L‹–‘½“s—^“}•¶‰»—‹“¯C嫑R‰ä–v—L“ü过Ž×“}B”‡Žg‰ä—ü‘z“žÝ’†‘œn¬“ž‘åŽó“ž“I“s¥Ž×“}•¶‰»‹³ˆçC”@Ž×“}“I—B•¨˜_Ž×說”c•¨Ž¿—^¸_›”—§‹N—ˆCŽg‰ä•sŽ©觉“I”c˜ô讲^‘Š“IŽ–—^CSŒü“àQ›”—§‹N˜ÒGŽ×“}gˆÌŒõ³h“I•T˜_C‰ï‰Á强Œ˜ŽŽ©‰äGŽ×“}“I统ˆêŽv‘z”cŒÂlŒ©‰ð—^“¯C“I•s“¯Œš议›”—§‹N˜ÒGŽ×“}“I“l॓NŠwŽg‰ä”cˆÛŒìŽ©‰ä观”O—^”\幫•‰ä’ñ‚S«“I“¯CŠÔ“I–µ‚›”—§‹N—ˆGŠ—L这±Ý@“VŒ`¬“IæV”OAŽgŽ©ŒÈÝS«“I’ñ‚ãi步œk–B‰äˆÓŽ¯“ž—v‘zX‰õX‘½“I‹~“x众¶CA•K须X‰õX‘½“I“¯‰»‘å–@B‰ð‘̎ד}•¶‰»Ý‰äŽv‘z’†—¯‰º“I᎓ŁCA显“¾–Þ为d—vB‰ä’m“¹—p‘å–@“I—”OdV‘ã‘֍ªœ‰ääp—L“IŽvˆÛ紏S•ûŽ®C”‡•s¥ˆê€简šd“IŽ–îBˆöˆ×äp“IæV”O—^Ž·’˜¥’·Šú养¬“IKŠµC›€们–琥¶–½CŠˆÈ›€们–ç•s˜ð¿ˆÈ‘ҝˁC›€˜ì˜ðÌ—pŠe种ŽØŒû˜a•ûŽ®˜ÒŠ±扰‰äˆÈ•Ö“¾ˆÈ¶‘¶B”@•ú‘å›”“¯CŽ·’˜“IŽ·’˜G’§‹N¥”ñ‘ˆ˜_•s‹x—ˆ•ªŽU›”›€“I’ˆÓ—́GÅ‰A記a“ïˆÈŽ@æS“IA¥让‰ä•s”\èΐS›{–@C•\Œ»ó‘ԏA¥Šw–@•s“üSC‘–_A—­åjC‘–Œ`Ž®Gu^‘Š˜ô项–Ú•sCSC‘ü¥Š®¬”C–±Ž®“I‘–过êC^‘Š讲Ž§•s´讲•s“žˆÊG发³”O‘–Œ`Ž®C发o“I•s¥³”OŽ§¥”SŒÐŒÐ“IŠe种Ž·’˜—^观”OBXšŽd“I¥FÝ˜ôŽOŒŽ–时ŒÝ‘ŠŠ±扰B
In 2004 the Nine Commentary on the Communist Party was published. In order to more efficiently guide everyday people to withdraw from the CCP, I thought I need to read it first. After reading I found much of my logic of thinking was similar to the CCPfs culture, though I never joined the CCP. I grew up in China and all my education from youth to adulthood was the one from the CCPfs culture. For example, the spirit and material is made to contrast to each other in materialism so I separated the truth clarification activities from the cultivation and looking within. The wrong theory of CCPfs being ggreat, bright and righteoush strengthened my attachment of ego. The CCPfs theory of uniting everyonefs thoughts has made me separate onefs individual understanding from fellow practitionersf different ideas. The CCPfs fighting philosophy made me separate the notions of upholding my ego from the conflicts among practitioners which would help me to improve Xinxing. All of these notions have hindered my progress of improving Xinxing. I realized that in order to save more sentient beings more quickly, I must assimilate to Dafa more and faster. It is especially important to me to dissolve the poisons of the CCP culture in my mind. I know itfs not a simple thing to replace my old logic of thinking and notions with the Dafa principles, because the old notions and attachments are the habits developed over a long time, they are also beings and would not die themselves. They will use all sorts of excuses and methods to interfere so they can survive. For example, they will strengthen my attachments to fellow practitionersf attachments, distract my attention on it by instigating conflicts and endless discussions. The darkest and unnoticeable way was to distract me from Fa study, make me unable to concentrate on studying the Fa, and unable to focus during sending forth righteous thoughts, and sending forth various attachments and notions other than righteous thoughts. Whatfs more serious is, the three things interfered each other.

 

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After realising these, firstly I put more energy on the studying the Fa calmly, and tried my best not to be distracted when studying the Fa. I strengthened my main consciousness, put more effort into sending forth righteous thoughts, and tried not to miss any opportunity to cleanse each of my thoughts, and to correct these notions that are hard to be changed by comparing against the Fa. I understand more why people in the ancient times would say gbeing happy when knowing onefs mistakesh, because only when knowing the mistakes, one will have chance to correct them and become a better person. However, what the CCP teaches people is the psychology of retaliation. When hearing other people pointing out my shortcomings, I would firstly try to find excuses: gYou donft know what actually happened.h Also I would think, I have many ggood comingsh, why canft you see them? Such a small shortcoming is so trivial, why had you purposely made trouble for me. However, it is just such so-called small shortcomings that has surrounded the true myself, and made me unable to break through this false self, and doing things unconsciously according to the principles of the old cosmos, unable to improve Xinxing or even complete the Dafa works.

 

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In April this year, David Kilgour came to Australia to help expose the organ harvesting to the Australian government, and the Falun Dafa Association asked practitioners to try their best to cooperate. I thought even an everyday person can came from so far away to help clarify the truth, so as an Australian Dafa practitioner I should have no excuse not to participate. So I applied for annual leave from the company earlier, and arranged with a fellow practitioner nearby that we would drive a car together to Canberra, and she would come to pick me up. The next morning, I made everything ready but the fellow practitioners didnft turn up at the agreed time. I decided to do exercises while waiting. After I finished the first exercise, 15 minutes passed and she still didnft come. I thought maybe she had been delayed by something, and just waited patiently. I then practiced the third exercise, 30 minutes passed and she still didnft come. I thought maybe he was on the way, donft worry and just wait more patiently. After I finished the fourth exercise, 45 minutes passed by, and I had conflicts in my heart. How can she be a cultivator? She was not on time at all, and even wouldnft give me a call to explain what happened. Then I thought, since it was already late, just keep waiting. I had another look at my watch, one hour had passed. I couldnft hold up my anger anymore, blood gushed through my heart. I thought, why she couldnft keep up her words, where is gtruthfulness-compassion-forbearanceh that she had cultivated? She ran late for the group activity, and also affected other practitioners. I thought once she arrived, I would just say to her, gyou go by yourself, Ifm not going.h I also thought about lots of words to criticize her, and felt so unlucky, and just count this day a day off and take a rest. I was very uneasy and walked around the house. All of a sudden I saw the TV box for receiving NTDTV programs, and remembered that practitioners were asked to report the reception quality at different time in different areas. When I connected the NTD programs, the first picture was an ancient government official who said to his opponent who once tried to harm him, gI have forgiven you, though you once tried to harm me.h My heart was moved. Even an everyday person can be so tolerant, why canft I be tolerant as a practitioner? This is such a small thing. Master said in gFurther Understandingh of Essentials for Further Advancement, gDo you realize that as long as youfre a cultivator, in any environment or under any circumstances, I will use any troubles or unpleasant things you come across—even if they involve work for Dafa, or no matter how good or sacred you think they are—to eliminate your attachments and expose your demon-nature so that it can be eliminated, for your improvement is whatfs most important.h gIf you are able to succeed in improving yourself this way, what you do then, with a pure heart, will be the best and most sacred.h

 

‰äæèΉºS—ˆCˆÂÆŽt•ƒè˜°‹ö“ž–µ‚Œü內Q“I–@ŠJŽnQŽ©ŒÈ“IŽ·’˜BŽñæ‰äS—¢“®—¹ŸƒA–v—L˜ô“ž”ECC—ùl应ŠY˜ô“žgª–{A•s產¶Ÿ†¦C•sæSˆÏ‹üË¥C—ùŽÒ”V”EBhis¸i—vŽ|tg‰½ˆ×”Ehj”E–v—L˜ô“ž–çAX谈•sã‘P—¹Bsçz–@—ցt’†说:Fg你•sA“®—¹Ÿ†嗎H你AŸ“˜ô“ž”EB‰ä˜ìu^A‘PA”EC你“I‘PAX–³œn—L—¹Bh(P135)“¯时‰äŠÒQ“ž—¹–„‰…SCŽwÓSC报复SCœ†ˆö筓žŽ§丢–ÊŽq“I–¼æ£SCˆöˆ×‘¹Ž¸—¹Ž©ŒÈ“IŽž间Ž§产¶“IŸƒ¦—^ˆÏ‹üSCˆö别l“I•sŽç时Ž§Žó“žŠQ“IŽ©‘¸SC•s寬—e‘å“xC—L—•sé`lC•s”\Œ´—È别l“IS“™“™B•sQ•s’m“¹CˆêQ•s“¾—¹B˜°¥‰ädV’²®C³‰ä“I•s—ǐS‘ԁC—v‹Ž©ŒÈ“™“¯C˜Ò时ˆê’è•s—v责”õC›ó—vÎä_‘ŠŒ}CŒ´—È“¯CB这时‰äŠ´“ž‰ä“ß‹Ù’£Ž§–|“«“ISîˆê‰ºçj¼—¹‰º˜ÒBDš­Ý˜°ˆê”OC‰ä‘zˆê’营Žt•ƒŠÅ“ž—¹‰ä‘zC³Ž©ŒÈ“ISŽ§–”ˆêŽŸ幫‰äœngã\‰º“߈ê‰ò‰òÛ‰Ô|Šâˆê样ŠæŒÅ“IŽ·’˜SB”‡时“¯C赶˜Ò—¹C說对•s‹NC—R˜°ð晚à’–éC‘ã–v™ß“žé§à‹N晚—¹B‰ä”÷Î’˜說Fg–v萌nC‰ä˜ìS‹Ù时间赶˜H吧IhA这样‰ä˜ì–ù‰õ’n–”ˆêŽŸ“¥ã—¹讲^‘Š‹~眾¶“I˜]Žt³–@”V˜HBI firstly calmed down, and then started to look for my attachments with the Fa principles of looking within when encountering conflicts. When I had anger, I didnft have forbearance. Master said in gWhat is Forbearance (Ren)?h (Essentials for Further Advancement) gTo endure completely without anger or grievance is the forbearance of a cultivator.h When I donft have forbearance, I wonft have compassion either. In Zhuan Falun, Master taught garenft you getting angry? Then youfve failed to live up to Endurance. We strive to be True, Good, and Endure. And whatfs more, your Goodness is nowhere to be found.h (Lecture four, Transforming Karma). I also found my attachment of complaining, criticising, retaliation, fame because of fear of losing face from being late, anger and feeling unfair because of losing time, self-esteem because feeling hurt from otherfs being late, unable to forgive others and so on. Once I started to look within, I was surprised that I had so many attachments. I then rectified myself and required myself to make sure not to criticise fellow practitioners, and I must smile to her and forgive her. I suddenly felt relaxed from my previous anger and nervousness. Good or bad comes from one thought, I think it must be the case that Master had removed those stubborn attachments of mine that was as hard as granite, when seeing my willingness of rectifying myself. Then the fellow practitioner came, she said sorry that because she stayed late the night before, she didnft hear the alarm and got up late. I said in a smile, gNo worries, letfs hurry up and go.h Then we again happily got onto the path of clarifying the truth and assisting Master in Fa rectification.

 

ˆêŽŸÝ–²’†Žt‘¸—p“Vã“I•¶Žš“W现给‰äˆêŒÂ‘å‘å“Ig—ehŽšCÁ—ˆ@‰äŒå“ž‘wŽŸ—^—e—ʐ¥‘Š•ã‘Š¬“IB—v‘z’ñ‚‘wŽŸC—e—ʏA—v‰Á‘åG—e—Ê‘å—¹C‘wŽŸ–玩‘R’ñ‚—¹B‰ä^‘z°‘厩ŒÈ“I—e—Ê—ˆ•ï—e每ˆêŒÂ˜a‰ä认识—^见‰ð•s“¯“I“¯CC‹¤“¯”c•Žt³–@“IŽ–˜ô“¾XDC‰Â¥‰ä•s’m“¹”@‰½Ë”\—LÁ“I°‘å‰ä“I—e—ʁB认^‘z‘zC•ÊÙ›€–@C‘ü”\¥ÄèΐSŠw–@B’ʉߊw–@C‰ä发现—v‘z°‘å—e—Ê–v—L·œl‰Â‘–C—v¥说—L“ߏA¥sçz–@轮t’†Š讲“Ig‘i你ˆêŒÂ^—F®ŒÂl“IC—ù‰ß’öA¥•sÐ“I‹Žl“IŽ·’˜S“I‰ß’öBh(sçz–@轮tp2)Ž¢ŠŽ‰äŠÒ发现C别l“I每ˆêŽŸ过Ž¸ˆ½Ž¸Œë“s¥°‘厩ŒÈ—e—Ê“IˆêŽŸŠ÷˜ðB

Once in a dream, Master showed me a big character of gforbearanceh with the language of the heaven. When I woke up, I enlightened that our level goes with our ability of forbearance. In order to improve our level, we need to improve our forbearance; when the forbearance is improved, our level will be improved accordingly. I really want to improve my forbearance so I can harmonise with every practitioner who has a different understanding to me, and together do well the works in assisting Master in Fa rectification, but I donft know how. Thinking about it seriously, there is no other method but to further study the Fa calmly. Though studying the Fa, I found there is no short cut to improve the forbearance. If there is, that is the one in Zhuan Falun, gIfll tell you a truth: the whole process of cultivation is a process of constantly getting rid of human attachments.h I also found that every tribulation and mistake is an opportunity to improve our forbearance.

 

Š´ŽÓŽt•ƒCŠ´ŽÓ‘å–@C–犴ŽÓ“¯CˆêŽŸŽŸ幫‰äCSŸd³›ó•sÐ°‘å’˜‰ä“I‹¹怀B‰äœÃÝ¡@•师³–@C‹~“x众¶“I“¯时C•s’f—p‘å–@ô净Ž©ŒÈCXD“IŠ®¬‰ä们“IŽj‘O‘åœÃB

Thank you Master and thanks to Dafa, also thank you to fellow practitioners to help me again and again correct myself and enhance my tolerance. I will keep cleansing myself in the future path of assisting Master in Fa rectification and saving sentient beings, and fulfil our prehistorical vows.

 

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Above is some of my experience in studying the Fa and cultivation. Please kindly point out anything improper.

 

Š´谢师•ƒIŠ´谢“¯CI
Thank you Master, thank you fellow practitioners!