May all beings be happy. Least of all common people, with common lives, living in a common universe. No place to run to, no safe place to rest, no dojo to retreat too. Life, Death, how to solve it?
Does a dog have Buddha Nature? The fox chases the hound around the moon and you are still picking fleas off the old cat! What do you think of that?
Light or Dark, colors are dull or bright.
Listening to a podcast of Soto Zen chants, they have a chant for everything, including wiping your ass! Dogen, why all the rules? To many rules for me! In the middle of the night, I have dream. A big house, my wife and I and 17 other people move in. What is this? Hippies! Oh […]
Viewing a collection of so called “artifacts” in this university exhibit. I am standing in front of a Seated Buddha Statue, centuries old. It was Atlanta, Georgia in 1986. What is this? Why am I drawn to this larger than life seated Buddha? How intensely beautiful it is! What intimacy I feel, completely exposed and humble, […]