Friday, January 3, 2014

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Tricycle Daily Dharma January 3, 2014

The Cleaning

The very distinguished abbot of a huge Zen monastery wrote this little article that said, ‘In Zen, there are only three things. First, cleaning. Second, chanting. And third, devotion. That’s all.’ Many Americans go to Zen hoping to get enlightened, but they don’t want to do the cleaning.
- Taitetsu Unno, “Even Dewdrops Fall”
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