“We All Are the Golden Buddha”
“The Buddha of the deeper Buddhism is not Gautama … but simply the divine in man. Chrysalides of the infinite we all are: each contains a ghostly Buddha, and the millions are but one.”
— Lafcadio Hearn
Our word chrysalis originally referred to the gold-colored pupa of a butterfly, from the Greek khrusos, gold.Read More »
“Hakuin Ekaku: Meditation in the Midst”
Hakuin Ekaku, the great Zen master made his life statement with his final piece of calligraphy: “a giant character for ‘midst,’ with the inscription, ‘Meditation in the MIDST of action is a billion times superior to meditation in stillness.’”*
Action Meditation: the Soul at work.
* Ed. Sushila Blackman, Graceful Exits (New York: Weatherhill, 1997), p.Read More »