More ideas from tomek

Kodo Sawaki( He said “ You yourself, Zazen be itself ” )

Spirituality

Zen Meister Kodo Sawaki Geboren: 16. Juni 1880, Tsu, Präfektur Mie, Japan Gestorben: 21. Dezember 1965, Antai-ji, Shin'onsen, Hyōgo, Präfektur

Zen Meister Kodo Sawaki Geboren: 16. Juni 1880, Tsu, Präfektur Mie, Japan Gestorben: 21. Dezember 1965, Antai-ji, Shin'onsen, Hyōgo, Präfektur

Japanese Zen monk, Kodo SAWAKI 澤木興道老師 (1880-1965) - He is known for his rigorous emphasis on zazen, in particular the practice of shikantaza, or "just sitting". He often called Zen "wonderfully useless," discouraging any gaining idea or seeking after special experiences or states of consciousness.

Kodo Sawaki was known for his rigorous emphasis on zazen, in particular the practice of shikantaza, ie just sitting. He called Zen "wonderfully useless", discouraging any idea of gaining or seeking after special experiences or states of consciousness.