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Sunday, March 26, 2006

The White Plum Zen Sangha UK - Homepage

I liked the quote from Dennis Genpo Merzel's "The Path of the Human Being: Zen Teachings on the Bodhisattva Way" on this Sangha's home page:

"In order to discover that there was nothing missing in the first place,
it somehow seems necessary for each one of us to embark on the search for the Self; but really, it's just a big detour. Your unborn Buddha Mind is discovered when you are One - just sitting, just breathing, just sweeping the floor.
In that moment, there is no one sweeping, no one breathing,no one sitting.
You are one with whatever you are doing because you are that to begin with.
You are born free, and your very nature is free and unfixed. The unborn Buddha Mind is always manifesting as you."


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