Stop searching for phrases and chasing after words.
Take the backward step and turn the light inward.
Your body-mind of itself will drop
off and your original face will appear.
If you want to attain just this,
immediately practice just this.
- Dogen (1200-1253)
Monk In The World
To be a monk is to have time to practice for your transformation and healing. And after that to help with the transformation and healing of other people.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Sunday, March 21, 2010
THAI JASMINE RICE
For all you Dogenites out there, here is a small bowl of Thai Jasmine rice I will be having with some chili. I am still hoping for my orchid there on the left and my sweet potato has all kinds of roots going on. Thanks to my dear friend Jim Stillings for that rock you see old Buddha sitting on. That rock came all the way from Maine. Anyway, just thought I would share some of what the Tenzo has been doing.