Shakyamuni Buddha, the Right Hand in Abhaya Mudra, the Left Hand Holding a Jewel, Chinese, late 6th century.
By considering this example of the visitor, the one who comes and goes, and the innkeeper, the one who remains, I understood what the visitor signifies.
Karma: The more we contemplate life, the more we realise just how mysterious it is.
It is not necessary to limit oneself to one style. Dai Benxiao
Ajahn Sumedho encourages us to see clearly that all thoughts arise and cease, and to realise that we cannot, therefore, trust them as a means of enlightenment.
Kesaputta (Kalama Sutta: sometimes called ‘The Buddha’s Charter of Free Inquiry’).
Awareness is a natural state; it’s normal. It isn’t a compounded state that depends on other conditions.
Shunryu Suzuki’s comments of the Sandokai. Short film (around 15 minutes).