Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Daily Zen #essentialsofrecovery.com #Zen #Buddhism #Tao


There are two forms of error now prevailing among followers of Zen, laypeople as well as monks. The one thinks that there are wonderful things hidden in words and phrases, and those who hold this view try to learn many words and phrases.

The second goes to the other extreme, forgetting that words are the pointing finger, showing one where to locate the moon. Only when these two erroneous views are done away with is there a chance for real advancement in the mastery of Zen. 

- D.T. Suzuki (1870-1966)

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