Sokei-An Shigetsu Sasaki

Sokei-An Shigetsu Sasaki

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Return to Your Original State!

Teachers of Zen have a favorite saying, “Return to your original state!” To return to the original state means, in a word, “Go back home!” “Original state” signifies “original state of mind.” What is this original state of mind? Buddha spoke of the original state of mind, calling it avidya—original darkness. Of course Buddha did […]

By Sokei-An Shigetsu Sasaki

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