The fallacy of using mind to search mind – Part II

The fool tries to control the mind with the mind - what folly! The wise one delights in the Self alone. There is no mind to master or search. ... For he who thinks that true knowledge constitutes of things and mere ideas, how can there be Self-Knowledge? The wise do not see things as … Continue reading The fallacy of using mind to search mind – Part II

The passing of a buffalo through the eye of a needle

Goso, an enlightened Zen Master, once said, "If, for example, a buffalo passes through the eye of the needle unto the edge of the abyss, his horns and his head and his hoofs all pass through. Why can't the tail also pass?" Here, the buffalo exemplifies the human being. The horns, head and the four … Continue reading The passing of a buffalo through the eye of a needle