Posted by Ben Naga
They call it karma
Those who call themselves Buddhists
Yet love needs no name
Posted on April 15, 2017, in Senryu and tagged Buddhism, Karma, Language, Love, Words. Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.
wordless is a wonderful
way to express love
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OHNE WÖRTER (FLOWER SERMON TANKA)
I picked a flower
Twirled it between my fingers
Sat waiting, smiling
Till it divulged its secret
But it just withered and died
I read somewhere this morning, impossible to find now, that love needs no object…
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No name, no object. I suppose love is just quite satisfied to be. 🙂
Nicely expressed, Ben. One on which to meditate…
Be breathe in
We breathe out
Until we don’t
And then the Universe
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"You should stop words and letters, and learn to withdraw and reflect on yourself. When you do so, your body and mind will naturally fall away, and your original Buddha nature will appear." - Dogen
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