Zazen and the Mountain

The birds have vanished into the sky,

and now the last cloud drains away.

We sit together, the mountain and me,

until only the mountain remains.

—       Li Po (701-762)

Next stop, the desert —-

(Photograph, the Santa Catalina mountains in Tucson)

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4 Responses to Zazen and the Mountain

  1. David Elpern says:

    Wonderful. Thank you.

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  2. Stef says:

    Interesting – in your picture I see a ‘birdless’ sky; but also a hint of a jet trail… (top right side in the blue). A bird of a different feather…

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