Thursday, 5 May 2016

Effort Kyôsaku

"In Buddhism there is no place for using effort. Just be ordinary and nothing special. Eat your food, move your bowels, pass water, and when you’re tired go and lie down. The ignorant will laugh at me, but the wise will understand."

Lin-chi (Rinzai)

(Photo of a Japanese sculptor's summation of existence courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and a generous photographer.)
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