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  Ryokan, a Zen master, lived the simplest kind of life in a little hut at the foot of a mountain. One evening a thief visited the hut only to discover there was nothing to steal. Ryokan returned and caught him. "You have come a long way... continue...

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BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT YOU ARE
Posted on May.19.2009 @ 06:25PM EDT by chontri

Q: I have a question.
A: Ok.
Q: There is something that I do not know at all. Can you tell me something about it?
A: Just be still and know. When you are still and know, everything and yourself are
really friendly to each other, in other words, each and every are intimate together.
Q: I do not understand that.
A: So, just die with that.
Q: Die with what?
A: Die with what you don't understand.
Q: I don't know how to die with that.
A: Just be still and know.
Q: Why do we go in a circle like that?
A: Because that's what you are.
Q: Hmm...

ChonTri 05/19/2009


 



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