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...
WHEN YOU ARE NOT THINKING...
Posted on Nov.12.2011 @ 08:56AM EDT by chontri
When you are not thinking, then the sun is the sun itself and the moon is the moon itself. When you are not thinking, then the blue sky is the blue sky itself and white clouds are white clouds themselves. When you are not thinking, then mountains are mountains themselves and rivers are rivers themselves. When you are not thinking, then green tea is green tea itself and you are you yourself.
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