A pinch of salt can give its salty taste To a little water, but not to the Pacific. So know that, likewise, minor evil deeds Can never change a mighty source of good.
Guard this ckle mind as you would do Your learning, children, treasure, or your life. Perceive all sensual pleasure as if it were A viper, poison, weapon, foe, or fire.
Act without personal desire. Manage/Teach without intentional concern. Taste without desire of the flavor. Hold the same regard for big or small, abundant or little and reward the unkind with kindness. Plan for the difficult while it is easy. Act upon the great from the beginning of the minute. All difficult affairs must be taken … Continue reading Why I taste without desire of the flavor
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