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  Shoun became a teacher of Soto Zen. When he was still a student his father passed away, leaving him to care for his old mother. Whenever Shoun went to a meditation hall he always took his mother with him. Since she accompanied him, when... continue...

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IT IS THUS
Posted on Sep.25.2009 @ 06:02AM EDT by chontri

When a flower appears before it, it reflects the flower.
When a bee appears before it, it reflects the bee.
When an empty space appears before it, it reflects the empty space.
When nothing appears before it, it reflects nothing.
It is itself. No trace left on it. It is thus.

ChonTri 09/25/2009


 



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