Wednesday, December 30, 2009


Truth is not a mosaic, but a spring.---Sokei-an


If every phenomenal impulse and concept is emptied, our noumenality remains and is revealed.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Sunday, December 27, 2009

not-two, not-one

If your existence is not something which you can deny, is it something which you can affirm?

Friday, December 25, 2009


where else?
But is not a "thing"
that "we" can grasp
Or even

Thursday, December 24, 2009

hide and seek

You can only search for something which you have imagined as being someplace else.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

from "The Dharma of Dragons and Daemons"

We are not selves looking out at a world outside us; rather, each of us is what the whole world is doing right here and now.---Loy and Goodhew

where, oh where?

If there's no separation, there's no place relative to someplace else.---Wayne Liquorman

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

seeing is believing

If an eye can neither see "itself", nor see "other than itself", can it "see" at all?

ML objectum, a thing thrown, hence put

I can only verify an "ob-ject", thereby pro-ject-ed.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Is there is?

If there is nowhere for you to stand, IS there a you?

Friday, December 18, 2009

who do you think you are?

If you reflect on yourself, that self is not your true self anymore. You cannot project yourself as some objective thing to think about.---Suzuki Roshi

Thursday, December 17, 2009


Where can one stand

to know or say

what THIS is?

Wednesday, December 16, 2009


Who (or what) are "appearances" appearing to ?