The various forms appearing in life can’t be the reality, because all of them are changing; they’re nothing more than false appearances. If we watch a cloud and it takes on the shape of a person, a house, or a mountain, it doesn’t matter what it looks like, we always know it’s a cloud. read more
Even the most extreme spiritual statements are easy to understand. Phrases such as “there is no self,” or “there is only God,” are very simple descriptions of your ordinary, everyday life. Understanding these statements does not require blind belief or new learning or thirty years to achieve. read more
Even if people know that names aren’t reality, — Ryokan
They don’t see that reality itself has no root.
Name … reality … both are beside the point.
Find joy in the ever-shifting flow.