堪祖蔣康

 

若欲遠離痛苦煩惱,須讓浮動的心念逐漸趨於平靜
透過寂止安住妄念,可使觀照力及洞悉力相互融通
一則隨時放鬆身心,一則經常處於清楚覺知狀態中
內心若具有正知見,即可不忘失修學之動機與目的
當內心正念分明時,即能覺察有無生起障礙之心識
所謂有相寂止觀修,乃將心念安靜集中於所緣境上
所謂無相寂止觀修,則是內心安住於無所造作之中
就如滴水穿石一般,進入內心世界對治諸煩惱習性
唯有淨化調伏心性,才能擁有身心和諧與幸福快樂

If one wants to stay away from suffering and afflictions, one should calm a turbulent mind and maintain tranquility; Through absorptive meditation to still delusions will enable mastery in contemplation and insight; One should always be relaxed and often in mentally alert state; If one’s inner mind with right perception, one will not forget one’s motivation and purpose of spiritual practice; When in the state of mindfulness, one is able to discern whether there is any obstacle arose in the mind; One holds in the mind an external object, and settles one’s mind there is called “form-based calm abiding”; One’s mind abides in the uncreated state of mind is called “formless calm abiding”; Just like constant dropping wears away the stone, entering deep inner mind to counteract afflictions and habits; Only through purifying and taming the mind, thus able to maintain physical and mental balance and attain happiness!