Saturday, September 28, 2013

Special Zen Salad #4

place Universe in salad bowl
rince with River of Stars
add sprinkling of gamma rays
season with comet dust
spin dry for thirty million years
(serves infinite number of beings)

Special Zen Vinaigrette #7

in test tube, add:
1 galaxy of vinegar
14 asteroids
2 million tons of quarks
3 light years of photons
1 neutrino
splash of wasabi
mix in black hole
(serve chilled)


Friday, September 27, 2013

There is the leisurely one,
Walking the Tao, beyond philosophy,
Not avoiding fantasy, not seeking truth.
The real nature of ignorance is the Buddha-nature itself;
The empty delusory body is the very body of the Dharma.

Yung-chia Hsuan-chueh (R. Aitken trans.)

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Cyber Sutra



Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Cyber Buddha's 4 Digital Truisms

1. Binary life is full of problems.
2. The cause of problems is zeros and ones.
3. There is a Way out of the binary quandary.
4. Follow Cyber Buddha's 8 Fold Digital Detox.

Cyber Buddha's 8 Fold Digital Detox

1. Turn off cell phone.
2. Turn off TV.
3. Turn off talk radio.
4. Turn off MP3 player.
5. Turn off e-mail.
6. Turn off GPS.
7. Turn off video game.
8. Turn on mind.


best spiritual advice -
be honest.


Tuesday, September 24, 2013

when thunder disappears
does it


Sunday, September 15, 2013

“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect….." Aldo Leopold

Friday, September 13, 2013

ice is water
steam is water
snow is water
cloud is water
rain is water
ocean is water.

boil water
pour in teapot.
let leaves steep.
fill tea cup.
taste -

thank you, water.


Thursday, September 12, 2013

eat meat
cruel to cow.
eat tofu
cruel to soybean.
eat squash
cruel to zucchini.
eat cheese
cruel to sheep.
eat cake
cruel to wheat.

eat self
no more cruelty!


Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Tea Fact # 4

Nothing is so important
that it can't wait
until after tea time.


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Master Kong says:

The human brain is bowl of electric Jello
that can't quit talking to itself.
One moment of silence and you hear
the Big Laugh!


Monday, September 9, 2013

one leaf
falls to earth -


Saturday, September 7, 2013

Master Kong says:

shoot self in foot
for hurts.
don't shoot self in foot
foot not hurt.

you decide.


Friday, September 6, 2013

brain: a river of neurons
connected by empty space.
thoughts come and go
like clouds in sky.

no need for umbrella.


Wednesday, September 4, 2013

scratch -


Monday, September 2, 2013

10 reasons to live without a car

1. no gasoline.
2. don't need mechanic.
3. less traffic.
4. save on insurance.
5. less guilt about global warming.
6. reduce pollution.
7. garage can be yoga studio.
8. more exercise.
9. never buy new tires.
10. parking not a problem.