— Jim Harrison
— Zen saying
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.
The Five Hindrances are the obstacles identified in Zen practice that arise in meditation, as well…
I saw someone’s review of Deconstructing Zen: Apples and Oranges, Strings and Branes, and the…
— Zen proverb
Within You, Without You
There is a force that connects all things. That probably makes many modern Americans think of the…
30 Seconds to Awareness
Chinese characters for Love, Happiness, Tranquility, Loyalty, Prosper, Harmony
Hogen was a Chinese…
Have You Emptied Your Bowl?
A monk said to Joshu, “I have just entered the monastery. Please teach me.”
“Have you eaten your…