‘It is clear before you, but you do not see it,’ says the Zen master.
Zen Gardens and Temples of Kyoto
A guide to Kyoto’s most important Zen garden and temple sites.
Dogen is again questioning: What is moving and not-moving? By Shohaku Okumura
That is a problem in Buddhism — that ‘something’ that does not change even though our body and mind have been changing, what is it?
Words of love are not necessarily only Kindly words, by Trevor Leggett
Love has to be brave enough to drink up the person entirely ― poison and all.
Shakyamuni Descending from the Mountain
Shakyamuni Descending from the Mountain. 15th century, Japan. © Metropolitan Museum of Art
Illusion and truth are not two different things, by Shen Hui
‘All efforts to reach salvation are inadequate, are moves inside samsara’, if only the beings would recognize their own true face as that of the Tathagata whom they so eagerly seek…
Our bodies are the great universal life
Put your body in order. It will follow naturally that the mind will improve. Mind—body—mind—body—mind . . . Mind and body will always be in harmony.
Mu, by Maezumi Roshi
It’s not a matter of intellectually figuring out what mu is. To see muji you must put yourself completely into it until you are mu itself. Concentrate on muji until you and muji become one thing, and then keep on working.