Hsu Yun

An Exquisite Truth By Hsu Yun

An Exquisite Truth By Hsu Yun

An Exquisite Truth by Hsu Yun Original Language Chinese This is an exquisite truth: Saints and ordinary folks are the same from the start. Inquiring about a difference Is like asking to borrow string when you’ve got a good strong rope. Every Dharma is known in the heart. After a rain, the moun... »

Searching For The Dharma By Hsu Yun

Searching For The Dharma By Hsu Yun

Searching for the Dharma by Hsu Yun Original Language Chinese You’ve traveled up ten thousand steps in search of the Dharma. So many long days in the archives, copying, copying. The gravity of the Tang and the profundity of the Sung make heavy baggage. Here! I’ve picked you a bunch of wi... »

Mirror Pond On Mount Taibo In Shanxi By Hsu Yun

Mirror Pond On Mount Taibo In Shanxi By Hsu Yun

Mirror Pond on Mount Taibo in Shanxi by Hsu Yun English version by Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun Original Language Chinese The water and my mind have both settled down Into perfect stillness. Sun and moon shine bright in it. At night I see in the surface The enormous face of my old familiar moon. I ... »

Heart Of The Buddha By Hsu Yun

Heart Of The Buddha By Hsu Yun

Heart of the Buddha by Hsu Yun Original Language Chinese No need to chase back and forth like the waves. The same water which ebbs is the same water that flows. No point turning back to get water When it’s flowing around you in all directions The heart of the Buddha and the people of the world... »

Going Beyond Desire By Hsu Yun

Going Beyond Desire By Hsu Yun

Going Beyond Desire by Hsu Yun Original Language Chinese Striving to leave the wilderness You become part of what’s wild. Striving to cease grasping Is, itself, grasping. So how do you gain control and get beyond desire? Open those eyes… the ones that were born in your own skull. Hits: 1 »

Feelings On Remembering The Day I First Produced The Mind By Hsu Yun

Feelings On Remembering The Day I First Produced The Mind By Hsu Yun

Feelings on Remembering the Day I first Produced the Mind by Hsu Yun English version by Paul Hansen Original Language Chinese Drawn some sixty years ago by karma I turned life upside down And climbed straight on to lofty summits. Between my eyes a hanging sword, The Triple World is pure. Empty-hande... »