Gudo was the emperor's teacher of his time. Nevertheless, he used to travel alone as a wandering mendicant. Once when he was on his way to Edo, the cultural and political center of the shogunate, he approached a little village named Takenaka....
You don't need to follow the 8-fold path either...lol
Reply from leoj99
So what do zen people talking about eternally about Zen in Zen Forums? With all those so many long posts.. Just eating.. just washing the dishes.. just chopping wood... just tilling the garden.. just throwing the garbage.. just brushing your teeth.. just shaving..LOL