“Deluded people don’t realize that their own mind is the buddha. They keep searching outside. Don’t indulge in such illusions. Just know your mind. Beyond your mind there’s no other buddha. The sutras say, ‘Everything that has form is an illusion.’ They also say, ‘Wherever you are, there’s buddha.’—Bodhidharma
from “The Zen Teachings of Bodhidharma,” translated by Red Pine (North Point, 1989). Available from the publisher athttp://bit.ly/1gkJG2q.
Painting of Bodhidharma by Hakuin
Inside of me there’s a mantra going on that reminds me of who I am. It’s that place inside – that niche in the wall where the candle flame never flickers. Always bringing me right to my heart where we dwell eternally.”
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