Zen can be broken down to just two words! Not necessarily so!
“Here’s an English translation of a haiku by the master poet Basho:
Another Basho haiku in translation:
resting upon the temple bell,
asleep. ——– Yosa Buson
As you can see there is plenty to ponder— so lest I be guilty of filling up your minds with trash and such I bid adieu. Zentraveler
QUOTE: One day Chao-chou fell down in the snow, and called out, ”Help me up! Help me up!” A monk came and lay down beside him. Chao-chou got up and went away. Zen koan—–totemdog.com
THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW: “The word Zen is Japanese. It is their pronunciation of the Chinese word ch’an which in turn comes from the Sanskrit word dhyana, meaning wisdom-meditation.” ——khandro.net
THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE: Zen poems, koans and such!
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