Christian and Zen quotations

“When one side is revealed, the other is concealed.”
~Dogen

A monk asked Joshu, “All things return to the One. Where does the One return to?”

Joshu said, “When I was in the province of Sai, I made a cloth shirt. It weighed seven pounds.”
~Blue Cliff Record, Case 45

“Light has no front or back.”
~Traditional Zen Saying

“What is the sound of a single hand?”
~Hakuin

“For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light” (Psalms 36:9).

ZEN SAYING: “At first, I saw mountains as mountains and rivers as rivers. Then, I saw mountains were not mountains and rivers were not rivers. Finally, I see mountains again as mountains, and rivers again as rivers.”

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Let the words of my mouth and…

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord.” Psalm 19:14