A Forest Monk Speaks

If you find yourself in a Buddhist temple You are not in a Buddhist temple. Though you pray and chant for yourself Night and day, you remain in Hell. Living and dying, are the two not one Happening at the same time? A cobra lifts its head in your path. Teach it to hiss, not bite. […]

Where Does Buddha Sit?

In truth Buddha nature is everything, so then Did Buddha nature play a part in Bombing Nagasaki and Hiroshima and why Are the histories of the Buddhist east As bloody and as savage as the war-torn Christian west? I have no easy answers But offer this Buddha Nature-Nuclear bomb Nirvana a bomb To the illusion […]