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 Oct.10.2007 @ 01:53AM EDTbyBmarkusrow
Hi I'm new to Zen Buddhism and look forward to my journey ahead. This question may seem ignorant if not irrelevant. However, I wanted to buy a wrist mala (and then buy 108 bead mala later) to cite my mantras and I was wondering how might I go about picking out a material and the mantras to go with that specific material?