Long seeking it through othersby Tung-Shan (Tozan)
English version by Katsuki Sekida
Original Language Chinese
Long seeking it through others,
I was far from reaching it.
Now I go by myself;
I meet it everywhere.
It is just I myself,
And I am not itself.
Understanding this way,
I can be as I am.
|The Enlightened Heart: An Anthology of Sacred Poetry||Two Zen Classics: Mumonkan and Hekiganroku||The Record of Tung-Shan (Classics in East Asian Buddhism)|