Zen practice is about appreciating your life in this moment — Peter Matthiessen
Two things the unawakened will never remember; their birth and their death. Whereas the awakened remembers both. – Jason Cain artist, poet, and writer.
A disciple said to his master one day. “Master I am confused, because some say that there are many Gods and others say that their is only one God”. ….
Moment to moment, truth reveals itself. Moment to moment we begin to understand — Ram Dass
Divinity manifests through superlative awareness, devotion, and effort—a direct materialization of …… Jason Cain artist, poet, and writer.
Awareness Gathers The Power Of The Divine And Through Impeccable Devotion Is Engulfed By Eternity. – – Jason Cain artist, poet, and writer.
In the beginning Samadhi will come in flashes of realization, which will grow into long states of heightened perception. Until finally you will simply realize yourself. This is self-realization and is a gateway state that steps into Samadhi.
Zazen is like water in a class. — Leave the water to sit quietly and soon the dirt will sink down – Taisen Deshimaru
In zazen breathing it is not necessary to control or manipulate the breath, and you don’t have to make the breath happen in any particular way. Natural breathing will happen by itself if you take a correct posture that is reasonably comfortable and positions your body properly
No Attachment to Dust is a Zen Koan: “Living in the world yet not forming attachments to the dust of the world is the way of a true Zen student – Jason Cain artist, poet, and writer.