Added by Robert Joshin Althouse on May 18, 2021 at 20:23 — No Comments
"For instance, if you are in a boat out of sight of land and look in all four directions,
you just see a circle, but the fact is that you are not seeing what is really there:
this great sea is not a circle, nor a square,
the virtues of the ocean are inexpressible.
According to the scope of one's eye it is like a palace,
like a necklace of jewels,
or anything at all.
Just for now, one only sees a circle. . .
The merits of the ocean…Continue
Added by Robert Joshin Althouse on May 12, 2021 at 20:41 — No Comments
"Gaining enlightenment is like the moon reflecting in the water.
The moon does not get wet nor is the water disturbed.
Although its light is extensive and great,
the moon is reflected even in a puddle an inch across."
Added by Robert Joshin Althouse on May 12, 2021 at 12:22 — No Comments