From ‘Sermons by Foyan Ching-yuan (佛眼清遠 , 1067-1120), in “Instant Zen: Waking Up in the Present”, by Thomas Cleary

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in memoriam Ryan Williams

 

“All that is necessary is that there be no perceiver or perceived when you perceive — no hearer or heard when you hear, no thinker or thought when you think. Buddhism is very easy; it spares effort, but you yourself waste energy and make your own hardships.”

From ‘Sermons by Foyan Ching-yuan (佛眼清遠 , 1067-1120), in “Instant Zen: Waking Up in the Present”, by Thomas Cleary

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