Kodo Sawaki (June 16, – December 21, ) was a prominent Japanese Sōtō Zen teacher of the 20th century. He is considered to be one of the most. El Maestro zen Kodo Sawaki en postura de zazen Kôdô Sawaki was born on the 16th. of June, into a well-off family of seven brothers, near to the shrine at. Kodo Sawaki Roshi ( – ). He was born into a wealthy and happy family, nearby the Ise Shrine. His name was Tsaikichi. When he was 5 years old, her.

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This religious leader article is a stub. Get my fave card! Just doing it means practicing that which fills the entire universe, throwing yourself into it completely, in every single instant, in every single activity.

There are many seekers who analyze but never practice zazen. Chickens too are in a hurry when they peck at their food.

Kodo Sawaki – ZENKAN

We should simply leave the water of our original nature as it is. Each and every thing in the universe is active without knowing it. Its color and measurements have no outward appearance. In any case, only things for ordinary people can be grasped. If I am to be his true disciple, I must go beyond him and create my own way of life and express Buddhism in my own aswaki.

If Sawxki were super-rich, I would by everything.

Kodo Sawaki

Human beings are idiots. Without us kood people, the buddhas would have been out of work long ago. It must be amusing to observe from another corner of the universe how humans stock up on atomic and hydrogen bombs.


At some point, you should get to know real suffering.

Les hommes ne regardent que des choses d’hommes. If we do not think about the future we will one day find out when that future becomes the present. Buddhism is the practice of waking up from all forms of delusion, of opening the “clear eyes of the self”.

If it becomes something special, you must have a screw lose somewhere. What is a good person? Have nothing to do with the big fool called “human being. Satori means creating your own life. Unstained zazen is absolutely nothing special.

Kodo Sawaki – Wikiquote

No world exists outside of the kesa. There are more important things. En fait, on peut devenir swaki quoi! Practitioners must be aware of the delusions of sexual desire and chasing after fame and wealth. In other projects Wikipedia. Once a horse and a cat had a discussion about what happiness is. Usually we consider ourselves to be very important.

Tant que l’homme vit en nous, ce monde demeure un monde d’illusions et de chimeres. Money is is a reality and we have to deal with it. Moreover, a person who is easily influenced by the power of suggestion is unreliable. sawaaki

Thus the caluculator calculated pretty accurately – just how absent minded these office workers can be. Zazen means taking leave of group stupidity. Demande-toi pourquoi tu manges, pourquoi tu as besoin de boire de l’alcool. This very step right now is the one practice which includes all practices, and it is all practices, contained in this one practice. Thus his life really sucks!


Great satori means seeing necessity as necessity, for necessity is an integral part of the universe. If I got sick, I would go to one of those hospitals furnished like aluxury hotel and hire several beautiful, young nurses.

Those who speak of Dharma without ever having experienced it are like parrots. When he was five years old, his mother died and, at the age of eight, his father died.

I also once killed enemies at the battlefield of Baolisi, chasing them into a hole, and I was never punished for it. If you have no money, you are in trouble. Thus you are riding on a belt conveyor on your way to be sold as a product to be consumed. If you find joy and value in what I do and share, please consider supporting with a donation of your choosing, between a cup of coffee and some Trader Joe’s snacks:.

But the kesa truly is something indefinite, both in its muted color the indefinable color of ruins or rags and in its measurements that obey no exact rules. Next time around he wins the election, and then he smiles into the camera. We spend most of our time this way.

If the balance in your savings account were a measure of your happiness, it would be a simple matter.