CANNOT BE THREATENED
IS BEYOND DESTRUCTION
SUFFICETH IN ALL DIMENSIONS
IS ALL THAT IS
4:40 AM - 7/16/15
is to stop seeking something more or better or different,
and to turn your attention inward to the awake silence that you are.”
You are silent.
It says for you: I am.
And in comes meaning thousandfold,
comes at long last over everyone.
–Rainer Maria Rilke
Ocean's dried. Void burst.
Without an obstacle in sight,
- Joho, 12th Century
Zen Poems of China and Japan, 1973, p. 15
Translated by Lucien Stryk, Takashi Ikemoto and Taigan Takayama
And the clear mirror is not a stand.
Fundamentally there is not a single thing -
Where can dust collect.
- Huineng, Sixth Zen Patriarch in China, 638-713
but don't cling to the One either!
So long as the mind does not stir,
the ten thousand things stay blameless;
no blame, no phenomena,
no stirring, no mind.
The viewer disappears along with the scene,
the scene follows the viewer into oblivion,
for scene becomes scene only through the viewer,
viewer becomes viewer because of the scene.
- Seng-ts'an, 600
Hsin-Hsin-Ming: Inscription on Trust in the Mind
Immediately clear self-understanding.
Swallow up buddhas and ancestors of the past.
Without following others, realize complete penetration.
- Dogen, 1200 - 1253
Moon in a Dewdrop, p, 218
Translated by Kazuaki Tanahashi
When wisdom awakens within you, you will see Truth wherever you look.
Truth is all there is.
It’s like when you learned how to read,
you can then read anywhere you go.”
~ Ajahn Chah
Breathing out, I smile.
Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment.”
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
Session with MarBeth 10AM
Forgiving the eons of Murder Archetype<Expanding Grace
He did not look at it, but at the Depths.
He looked from the world of matter — into that Depth,
from which all the material was manifested:
into the world of the Divine Light
Great Transparent Calm.
Also quoted here:
Above it are the stars and the deep heaven of worlds.
Yet he is rocking himself to sleep
without caring for tomorrow's lodging,
calmly clinging to his little twig,
leaving God to think for him."
- Martin Luther