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 Jul.23.2013 @ 11:38PM EDTbytmetok
My name is Tenzen Metok or Christian (named after a Danish king). I took my refuge vows a few years ago and am seeking to enhance my religious practice. I took my refuge vows at a Tibetan Buddhist temple but feel a little closer to Zen Buddhism.