‘One must abandon all learning when practicing Zen. Our practice must be such that each breath is everything; there must be liberation in the inhalation of just one breath. Yet this is not something easily noticed. And because it often remains unnoticed, inevitably we seek something “special.” (Unfathomable Depths)
I was looking for something to repost, and thought of this eminent teacher. Most of what I have posted from him has a kind of pristine quality that is a good reminder to all of us that usually what we need to do is remove rather than add.