AS THE DEWDROP NEVER OBSTRUCTS THE REFLECTION OF THE MOON When we achieve enlightenment, it is just like the moon reflecting itself on the water. The moon will not get wet, nor is the water broken. The moonlight, however vast, reflects itself on a small quantity of water. The whole moon and the whole sky … Continue reading The moon never breaks the water
Christmas Time Is Near… I kiss the sky with my tounge. Each snowflake melts in meditation. Snowflakes fall upon the tip of my nose like fairies dancing in the moonlight. What is the meaning of Christmas? I ask the snowflakes in thought. The answer is held in the fragile nature of each drop; a porcelin … Continue reading Christmas romance?
BEYOND WORDS AND MEANING Somebody asked a very famous Chinese poet, Yang Wang-Li: "Now what is poetry?" He said, "If you say it is simply a matter of words, I will say a good poet gets rid of words. If you say it is simply a matter of meaning, I will say a good poet … Continue reading A good poet gets rid of words
Grace lay on the psychiatrist’s couch. “Close your eyes and relax,” said the shrink, “and I will try an experiment.” He took a leather key case from his pocket, flipped it open and shook the keys. “What did that sound remind you of?” he asked. “Sex,” she whispered. Then he closed his key case and … Continue reading THE MEANING OF MEDITATION