One day Yao-shan Wei-yen (750-834), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an master, was asked by the host of the monastery to give his sermon to the assembly who for a long while was expecting his teaching. Yao-shan said: "Strike the bell."
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.