Posts Tagged ‘zazen’

Dark Buddha

"It is said that one who practices the Way will remove obstructing demons. If one simply practices zazen and doesn't chant sacred words from sutras, by what grace will he remove these obstructions?"  Bassui: "A robber does not break into the home of a poor child. The cave of demons and heretics, on the other hand, is rich with human egos and analytical thoughts. Clearly seeing into one's nature is called practice, and the seat that puts an end to analytical thoughts is called zazen. When Read more [...]