Monday, November 12, 2012

Sitting - Breath - Universe

     "The ideal of sitting is to forget the breath. ... each breath is an independent thing. Your breath and the breath of the universe are the same. You share the same breath. Sitting and breathing in stillness is like a person who just shot an arrow. A moment later the result will be there, but all you know now is that the arrow is moving all right. It has left your realm, and yet you sense it is running well."

               Kobun Chino Roshi

Buddhadharma: The Practitioner's Quarterly, Fall, 2012 

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