Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen.
Nan-in served tea. He poured his visitor's cup full, and then kept on pouring.
The professor watched the overflow...
Posted on Apr.25.2013 @ 08:59AM EDTbycinchona
A YEARS END ALL CORNERS OF THIS FLOATING WORLD SWEPT.
The Law of Change — There is a Law, which governs all things, and allows no thing to remain unchecked, and allows no checks to remain unchanged. Anything seen, done, experienced or known, you may look at it and say with absolute certainty: “This too shall pass.” This is what is known as the Law of Change.