EppsNet Archive: Enlightenment

Too Lazy To Be Ambitious


Too lazy to be ambitious, I let the world take care of itself. Ten days’ worth of rice in my bag; a bundle of twigs by the fireplace. Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment? Listening to the night rain on my roof, I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out. — Ryokan Taigu Read more →

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This is the character of the man: so intent upon enlightening the eager that he forgets his hunger, and so happy in doing so, that he forgets the bitterness of his lot and does not realize that old age is at hand. Read more →

Twitter: 2010-07-03


Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. — Zen proverb # Read more →