Don’t worry that you won’t attain oneness. Work on it!
More quotes by Zen Proverb
The wild geese do not intend to cast their reflections. The water has no mind to receive their images.
When you hear that all beings are Buddha, don’t fall into the error of thinking there’s more than one Buddha.
Let go over a cliff, die completely, and then come back to life – after that you cannot be deceived.
More quotes about Faith
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
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would solve most the worlds problems.
You’re just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You’ve got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It’s all down to you, mate.
Zazen is an activity that is an extension of the universe. Zazen is not the life of an individual, it’s the universe that’s breathing.
A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir – a constant source of energy, determination and kindness.
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.