Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Jewel Mirror Samadhi (teishos 934 – 2004 & 1200 – 2009)

This is the title of a fairly long poem, which could just as well have been called “Mu”. Samadhi has two distinct meanings: there is the samadhi that one attains to, in which the sense of self opposed to the … Continue reading

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Koans (teishos 593-1998 & 1026-2006)

To say it in the abstract is easy, but to explain reality in words is difficult. This is the key to koans. When one is working on a koan, any explanation is an utter waste of time. When one thinks … Continue reading

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