A soldier came to Hakuin and asked "Is there really a paradise and a hell?"
"Who are you?" inquired Hakuin.
"I am a samurai," the warrior replied.
"You, a samurai!" exclaimed Hakuin. "What kind of ruler would have you as his guard?...
Posted on Feb.11.2007 @ 02:00PM EDTby______
You are the cause of your suffering - you can own it if you desire. You are the key to your liberation. You are the one who gets in the way. You are the gift. You are the knowing of love. You are forever enough.