The spirit and mind of the person who has had an awakening will be at peace and immovable. It should be noted that the Chinese character jaku (寂) originally meant “without a human voice,” and nen (然) “completely of-itself-so.” Together, they connote not just peace, but also loneliness or desolation, and thus evoke a nuanceContinue reading “Jakunen fudo : “At peace and unmoved””
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“Winter, the aged chief, Mighty in power, Exiles the tender leaf, Exiles the flower.” Robert Fuller Murray. *** Weekly quotation-inspired image.