July 20, 2014
"The obstacle is the path."

—   Zen saying

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May 3, 2014
Shodo

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One chance with the brush. No corrections.

Lay out four treasures: inkstick, inkstone, brush

and weight the mulberry paper, as empty

as my mind, inkstick older than me.

Red seal, distant, still closes the circle.

shodo

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February 15, 2014
"Let go or be dragged."

—   Zen Proverb

(Source: emilyrosser, via iamcharliesangel)

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December 27, 2013
Five HindrancesThe Five Hindrances are the obstacles identified in Zen practice that arise in meditation, as well…View Post

Five Hindrances

The Five Hindrances are the obstacles identified in Zen practice that arise in meditation, as well…

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December 16, 2013
Everything ZenI saw someone’s review of Deconstructing Zen: Apples and Oranges, Strings and Branes, and the…View Post

Everything Zen

I saw someone’s review of Deconstructing Zen: Apples and Oranges, Strings and Branes, and the…

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September 21, 2013
"This is not the Buddha. This is the Buddha."

— Zen proverb

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August 16, 2013
Within You, Without YouThere is a force that connects all things. That probably makes many modern Americans think of the…View Post

Within You, Without You

There is a force that connects all things. That probably makes many modern Americans think of the…

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June 28, 2013
30 Seconds to AwarenessView Post

30 Seconds to Awareness

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May 31, 2013
Stone MindChinese characters for Love, Happiness, Tranquility, Loyalty, Prosper, Harmony

Hogen was a Chinese…View Post

Stone Mind

Chinese characters for Love, Happiness, Tranquility, Loyalty, Prosper, Harmony

Hogen was a Chinese…

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May 24, 2013
Have You Emptied Your Bowl?A monk said to Joshu, “I have just entered the monastery. Please teach me.”“Have you eaten your…View Post

Have You Emptied Your Bowl?

A monk said to Joshu, “I have just entered the monastery. Please teach me.”
“Have you eaten your…

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March 30, 2013
Zen bunnies - always living in the moment

Zen bunnies - always living in the moment

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March 14, 2013
"No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place."

— Zen Proverb

(Source: quotesandthat, via kdecember)

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March 11, 2013
"Entering the forest without moving the grass.
Entering the water without raising a ripple."

— Zen saying

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February 25, 2013
"avoid adjectives of scale. you will love the world more and desire it less."

— Basho

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February 21, 2013
"

If you understand, things are just as they are.

If you do not understand, things are just as they are.

"

— Zen Proverb

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