Guerrilla Zen

moonshine existence – the distillation of space and time

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WTF Guerrilla Zen


zen (Photo credit: mkebbe)

i don’t know WTF Guerrilla Zen
but i humbly submit
Cleanliness and Order
Implies Purification



No Words Transcend

via \”No-thought\”.


Mushin At the End of Your Rope


via DSZ: Mushin At the End of Your Rope.


The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma – Outline of Practice

The Bamboo Sea

Outline of Practice 

Many roads lead to the Path, but basically there are only two: reason and practice. To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn’t apparent because it’s shrouded by sensation and delusion. Those who turn from delusion back to reality, who meditate on walls, the absence of self and other, the oneness of mortal and sage, and who remain unmoved even by scriptures are in complete and unspoken agreement with reason. Without moving, without effort, they enter, we say, by reason.

To enter by practice refers to four all-inclusive practices: Suffering injustice, adapting to conditions, seeking nothing, and practicing the Dharma.

First, suffering injustice. When those who search for the Path encounter adversity, they should think to themselves, “In countless ages gone by, I’ve turned from the essential to the…

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dharma art fragments


Seo writes:  The Enso is one of the most prevalent images of Zen art, and it has become a kind of symbol of the clean and  strong  Japanese aesthetic.  It has been subject to a rich variety of interpretations-seen as everything from a rice cake to a symbol of infinity.  But regardless of how it is understood, the enso is above all the expression of the mind  of the artist who brushes it.  It is said that the state of the Zen practitioner can be clearly read in his or her execution of the circle


from Enso: ZEN Circles of Enlightenment (Paperback) by Audrey Yoshiko Seo

The follwing are a selection of ensos that chose me as I browsed through google images this morning……


…….The beauty of each enso lies in the distinctive characteristics that the calligrapher brings out to shine through. An enso is not just the line and…

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Brain oscillations reveal that our senses do not experience the world continuously


via Brain oscillations reveal that our senses do not experience the world continuously.

Is There Absolute Self?

Is There Absolute Self?

“There is nothing but absolute self.”

via Is There Absolute Self?.

What is Zen?

New Orleans Zen Temple

via New Orleans Zen Temple – What is Zen?.