Monday, March 28, 2022

The Red Thread

Why can’t clear-eyed bodhisattvas sever the red thread?

Not even an ocean of silence
and stillness can quench it;
Not even vast emptiness
can exhaust it—
it splashes out over
the whole cosmos, vibrant,
passionate, alive!
——Peg Syverson

Who's in the world?

Xiushan said, "What can you do about the world?" Dizang said, "What do you call the world?"