Can you understand that originally there is no birth or death?
The Buddha said, “Your Majesty, you have not perished yet. How is it that you know you will perish?
It expresses true suchness.
That is more wondrous than wondrous!
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.
A group of Southeast Asians visit the main temple in Dharamsala in 2012 for teachings by the Dalai Lama.
This painted cover for a palm-leaf manuscript belongs to the Pala- Nepalese tradition. It comes from a palm-leaf edition of the Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita Sutra (“Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Verses”).
Dwelling in peace and forgetting hardship, let go of adornments and become genuine. Chinese Zen master Hongzhi