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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Whole Beautiful Textile

The Buddhist way is beyond being and non-being. We know each colorful thread and we know the whole woven textile. We know both sides and we observe things in two ways without any contradiction. But when we are not sincere enough, we may say, “This is Buddhism [laughs], and that is another religion, we are monks, and they are laymen,” and so not understand the whole beautiful textile.----------------Excerpt from Shunryu Suzuki lecture 66-05-25 as found on shunryusuzuki.comEdited by DC - Shunryu Suzuki lecture excerpts on - from there links to much more. - Go to What's New [now at blogger] to see more daily posts.