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  Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen. Nan-in served tea. He poured his visitor's cup full, and then kept on pouring. The professor watched the overflow... continue...

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THE HEAVENS ARE LIGHT
Posted on Oct.31.2011 @ 08:34AM EDT by chontri

Today the heavens are light,
The clouds are high,
The grounds are fine.
Why do you keep crying like that, kids?

Just go to the kitchen
Get some healthy food and eat,
And don't eat too much.
If you eat too much,
You will get sick.

However, if you are
Not hunger, do no eat,
Not thirsty, do not drink,
Not tired, do not sleep.

ChonTri 10/31/2011


 



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