Keizan Jokin

‘You may think, “The Way of the Buddha patriarchs distinguishes individuals and capacities. We are not up to it.” Such a view is truly the stupidest of stupid views. Who among the ancients was not a body born of a mother and father? Who did not have feelings of love and affection or thoughts of fame and fortune? However, once they practiced, they practiced thoroughly.’ (Denkoroku)

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