Mindful Zen Quotes for August

//Mindful Zen Quotes for August

Mindful Zen Quotes for August

A Wild Goose

A Wild Goose

 

A wild goose
Passing the length of the sky
Casts a shadow
Into the cold water

The goose has no idea
Of leaving a trace,
The water no consciousness
Of the shadow sinking through.
Zen Phrase

 

 

 

The spring flowers, the autumn moon;
Summer breezes, winter snow.
If useless things do not clutter your mind,
You have the best days of your life.
Mumonkan

 

The great Way has no gates:
There are thousands of different ways in.
Zen Phrase

 

No Dust to Sweep

No Dust to Sweep

 

 

Originally there’s
No dust to sweep off:
The mind of the person
Who holds the broom is
Exactly like the dirt.
Zen Saying

 

 

 

 

 

Flock

Flock

 

 

Live in this moment.
The starry sky is just there–
Where else can you be?
Myochi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from Zen by the Brush – A Japanese Painting and Meditation Set

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