Archives for the day of: January 5, 2017

When you do something, you should burn yourself completely, like  a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself*

Shunryū Suzuki


Shunryu Suzuki by Robert Boni

Shunryu Suzuki (鈴木 俊隆 Suzuki Shunryū, dharma name Shōgaku Shunryū 祥岳俊隆, often called Suzuki Roshi) (born May 18, 1904, Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan; died December 4, 1971 in San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) was a Sōtō Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Zen Buddhismin the United States, and is renowned for founding the first Buddhist monastery outside Asia (Tassajara Zen Mountain Center). Suzuki founded San Francisco Zen Center, which along with its affiliate temples, comprises one of the most influential Zen organizations in the United States. A book of his teachings, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, is one of the most popular books on Zen and Buddhism in the West.

source: Wikipedia

*This is the last quote from my CyAnt’s, my brother, Notebook   ~~dru~~

And so ends the 12 Days of Christmas, I hope you enjoyed as much as I did and I suggest a standing ovation for Blue Bird of Bitterness for this last lovely 12 days. CLAP * CLAP * CLAP * AND BRAVO * BRAVO….. ~~dru~~

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