11th May 2017

The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma - Bodhidharma, Red Pine

As a lamp, a cataract, a star in space
an illusion, a dewdrop, a bubble
a dream, a cloud, a flash of lightning
view all created things like this.

 

Red Pine

 

May 11, 868: The Diamond Sutra, a book of Buddhist teachings, is thought to be the oldest surviving complete printed book that has a date of printing. Bill Porter, pen name Red Pine, is the author of a popular English translation.