SEKIKŌ’S SHORTCOMINGS 正法眼蔵 語十

If you have no earlobes
there will be nothing
at all to hear.
If he has no eyes,
it is you who grow blind
and your silence
can drown his ceaseless tongue.
The stick
speaks louder
than you both.


A reflection on Case 50 of the Shobogenzo (Dogen’s True Dharma Eye)

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