Endless Chasing After Nothingness

 

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An Introduction To Zen Training

The Classic Text on Rinzai Zen Training

By Omori Sogen

Translated by Dogen Hosokawa and Roy Yoshimoto

 

“Crossing many mountains and rivers,

Shall I some day reach land

Where there is no loneliness?

I am still on my journey today.”

 

By  Wakayama Bokusui 

Japanese Poet

(1885-1928)

(Page 152)

 

Hermit Poet’s Comments: We run after things and experiences to make us happy. Climbing on board the never ending spinning hamster wheel, only brings us around to wanting more and more and more. How do we find a balance? MODERATION

 

 


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