Pointing at the moon, looking at the moon, I’m just an old traveler along the way.
Chan / Seon / Zen
Your voice and Buddha’s voice. That is what the Sandokai is talking about.
Not understanding the way before your eyes, how do you know the path you walk?
Neither seeking fame nor grieving my poverty
One is the Bodhisattva of the Great Path, The other the Patriarch of the Great Buddha. What evidence is there?
This last of the four Southern Song Academy masters is shown as providing a bridge between that tradition and the new kind of painting associated with Chan (Zen) Buddhism: why it was preserved almost entirely in Japan and scarcely at all in China. Film 72 minutes
You too are perfectly protected. It just isn’t obvious to you.
RIP Harada Tangen Roshi 1924-2018. A simple, kind, happy man, who lived his teaching.