Ryokan – 1 Finding the Truth

On June 11th 2008 I started a series of posts with a photograph and a few lines of a poem by Zen Master Ryokan. Here is the link to the first post in that series. The photographs were all taken in the woods in Washington state.

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Ancient sages left their works behind, not to let us know
About themselves, but to help us understand our own stamp.
Songs of Ryokan, Chinese Poems #103

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