Takelight has given us this beautiful lesson in Zen!


one pointed

There is a story, a beautiful story about one of the practices of Zen, which is one-pointedness, one-pointed attention.

It is said that when Bodhidharma was living in China in his little hermitage on the top of one of the mountains, three young aspirants went searching for him to find out the teachings of Zen and attain freedom, SatoriNirvana.

With great difficulty they searched and searched and searched and finally after many days reached the top of the peak and saw the great master Bodhidharma sitting and drinking his soup from a big wooden bowl with a wooden spoon.

So they went to him and said, “Sir, we have come from a very long distance, we have suffered a lot. We have been searching for you sir, so that we may learn the secret of Zen, the secret of one-pointed attention, the secret of attaining Satori which…

View original post 331 more words

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s