You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
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The Zen expression Kill the Buddha!” means to kill any concept of the Buddha as something apart from oneself.
Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It’s them twisting it that ruins it for me.
I have recently been examining all the known superstitions of the world, and do not find in our particular superstition (Christianity) one redeeming feature. They are all alike founded on fables and mythology.
I’m essentially agnostic. I don’t have a problem with God. I have a problem with religion. I’ve chosen to live my life without the certainties of religious faith. I think they’re dangerous. Music is something that gives my life value and spiritual solace.
With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.
It is a naked city. Faith is not pampered, nor hope encouraged; there is no place to lay one’s exhaustion: but instead pinnacles skewer it undisguised against vacancy.
We are desire. It is the essence of the human Soul, the secret of our existence. Absolutely nothing of human greatness is ever accomplished without it. Not a symphony has been written, a mountain climbed, an injustice fought, or a love sustained apart from desire. Desire fuels our search for the life we prize. – John Elderidge
Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.
When you hear that all beings are Buddha, don’t fall into the error of thinking there’s more than one Buddha.