There is no I and there is no otherby P'ang Yun (Layman P'ang)
English version by Stephen Mitchell
Original Language Chinese
There is no I and there is no other.
How can there be intimacy or estrangement?
I recommend giving up trying to get there by meditation,
But rather, directly seizing the reality at hand.
The message of the Diamond Sutra is:
Nothing is excluded from our experienced world.
From beginning to end,
It inevitably exposes our false identities.
|-- from The Sayings of Layman P'ang: A Zen Classic, Translated by James Green|
|The Enlightened Heart: An Anthology of Sacred Poetry||The Sayings of Layman P'ang: A Zen Classic|