Eye and Cataract
Daily Wisdom / Zen

Eye and Cataract

Do you want to understand? The whole world is one of your eyes, the body produced by your parents is a cataract. All ordinary people ignore the indestructible, marvelously clear, unfailingly mirroring eye, and cling fast to the dust cataract produced by the relationship of their father and mother. Therefore they take illusions for realities, … Continue reading

Noticing What Blinds Us
Daily Wisdom / Zen

Noticing What Blinds Us

Being this moment is who we are. In being the awakened life we are, our practice effort is noticing what blinds us. These blinders are self-centered emotion—thoughts interwoven in forms, conceptions, and sensations. Practice effort may be defined as labeling thoughts and being bodily present, as noticing strategies and experiencing, as koan practice, as breathing, … Continue reading