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"Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.”-Bodhidharma

"When I chop wood, I chop wood. When I carry water, I carry water."-Layman Pang

"You make, You get."-Zen Master Byok Am Sunim

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Shunryu Suzuki

“Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usually everyday activities.”-Shunryu Suzuki

“As soon as you see something, you already start to intellectualize it. As soon as you intellectualize something, it is no longer what you saw.”-Shunryu Suzuki

“The most important thing is to find out what is the most important thing.”-Shunryu Suzuki

“If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything.”-Shunryu Suzuki

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