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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Zen Quotes by Sun Sign

Full Zodiac Mosaic from Beth Alpha Synagogue


"Teach us delight in simple things, and mirth that has no bitter springs." Rudyard Kipling

"They arise spontaneously, the principles of all things. Water need not think to offer itself as a home for clear moonlight." Sogi

"Every situation, every moment is of infinite worth for it is representative of a whole eternity." John Wolfgang von Goethe


"The Truth is perfect like the vastness of space, With nothing wanting, nothing superfluous." Hsin-hsin ming

"Today is absolutely today. Today is not yesterday. Today is not tomorrow." - Ogui

"Do not conquer the world with force, force only causes resistance. Years of misery follow a great victory." Lao Tze

"When we return to the root, we gain the meaning. When we pursue the external objects, we lose the purpose. The moment we are enlightened within, We go beyond the voidness of a world confronting us." Hsin-hsin ming


"Those who know don't tell and those who tell don't know." - Zen Proverb

"When you seek it, you cannot find it." - Zen Proverb

"Who is it that hears this?" Bassui's "Essential Zen"

"It is the stars not known to science that I would know, the stars which the lonely traveler knows." Henry David Thoreau


"Seize from every moment its unique novelty and do not prepare your joys." - Andre Gide

"The infinite is the infinite of every instant." - Zen Proverb

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure." - Helen Keller

"Not to be bound by rules, but to be creating one's own rules--this is the kind of life which Zen is trying to have us live." - D. T. Suzuki


"Do not entertain hopes for realization, but practice all your life." - Milarepa

"There is nothing left to you at this moment but to have a good laugh." - Zen Master

"The believer is happy. The doubter is wise." Greek Proverb

"Bellygoat boom
At ache of
Day bang." Jack Kerouac


"Life, according to Zen, ought to be lived as a bird flies through the air, or as a fish swims in the water." - D. T. Suzuki

"First thought, best thought." Zen saying

"Read not the times, read the eternities." Henry David Thoreau

"Wherever you are is the entry point." Kabir


"Who is awake and who is asleep? Lalla

"This sounds an extraordinary statement to make, but in fact all truth is very ordinary. It is peoples' fantasies of what is true that is so extraordinary." - Brian Perkins

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it." - Helen Keller

"If you understand, things are just as they are... If you do not understand, things are just as they are." - Zen Saying

"Often I am still listening when the song is over." - Marquis de Saint-Lambert

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