​Zen is an elephant copulating with a flea

THE ZEN OF ZEN Roshi Kapleau agreed to educate a group of psychoanalysts about Zen. After being introduced to the group by the director of the analytic institute, the Roshi quietly sat down upon a cushion placed on the floor. A student entered, prostrated before the master, and then seated himself on another cushion a … Continue reading ​Zen is an elephant copulating with a flea

​Understanding without understanding is true understanding

THAT WHICH EXISTS EXISTS IN RELATION TO THAT WHICH DOESN'T EXIST If you use your mind to study reality, you won't understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you'll understand both. Those who don't understand, don't understand understanding. And those who understand, understand not understanding. People capable of … Continue reading ​Understanding without understanding is true understanding