zenguide.com random_koan - zen buddhism principles, practice, discussion forum, books and directory http://zenguide.com/ random_koan syndicated from zenguide.com en-us Copyright - forever - zenguide.com Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:20:56 EDT zenguide.com http://zenguide.com/images/zen_guide_dot_com_logo_small.gif http://zenguide.com You Are What You Think You are what you think.<br> All that you are arises with your thoughts.<br> With your thoughts you make your world.<br> Speak or act with an impure mind<br> And trouble will follow you<br> As the wheel follows the ox that draws the cart.<br> Speak or act with a pure mind<br> And happiness will follow you<br> As your shadow, unshakable.<br> (From the Dhammapada of the Buddha<br> Adapted from the stranslation by Thomas Byrom)<br> Question:<br> When you're thinking, then you are what you think.<br> When you're not thinking, what are you then? http://zenguide.com/zenmedia/index.cfm?id=391 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:20:56 EDT