|"He knows not where he's going / For the ocean will decide -- / It's not the DESTINATION... / ...It's the glory of THE RIDE." (Zen Dog/edwardmonkton.com)|
- American Zen: Free zazen, walking meditation in redwood courtyard, reading and discussion, Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm (Neighborhood Unitarian Church). This week continues a short segment of the Bendowa in translations with Q and A.
|In the Zendo|
|"All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone" - Blaise Pascal. Zen Humor: the philosophical felines are at it again (joy-of-cartoon-pictures.com).|
|Self and Selflessness (Matthias Giesen)|
Further, even if they carry out hard and painful practices without clinging to their bodily lives, if their minds have not yet entered the Buddha-Way and if they resolve not to act against their own will even if such actions are the Buddha-Way, they have not yet given up their minds.