Torei

‘If thoughts are flying around, consider this story: “Does a dog have buddha-nature? Mu.” Bring it to mind directly, and don’t interpret it logically. Don’t interpret it as flavorless, don’t interpret it as nothing. If you conceive any logical understanding, you’ll never complete the work. But don’t develop an illogical mind either. Logic and no logic are after all random ideas.’ (The Undying Lamp of Zen)

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