From Jamie Howell

… there are two lines in Genjokoan that, after 25 years, have changed the point of my awareness during Zazen and I often wish I had read and understood them (as I do) much earlier …
They are: “To carry the self forward and illuminate myriad things is delusion. That myriad things come forth and illuminate the self is awakening.“

… someday I will have to write you about sitting a sesshin with Sasaki Roshi in 1980 and having everything disappear and getting sooooo scared … I went to Sasaki and asked him, “Where did everybody go … Yeow, I was scared …

About Jamie Howell

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