Do you believe in separation?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

“Morning Cypy, freezing cold, huh?”

“Not too bad my friend.”

“I learned yesterday that you are actually an ancient zen koan? Here in my backyard?”

“Why are you surprised?” he says as if I should have known…

“Well, the book said that once a famous zen master was asked about where is Buddha nature – where can i find it?

Zen master replied: A cypress tree grows in my back yard.”

Keeping on my inquiry, “Could that REALLY be you?”

“Yes,” he smiles at me as if i should have known …

“How could it be, when the zen master lived in Japan?” I continue pressing.

“You still believe in separation, do you?” he asks, turning his back on me as if I just said something wrong …