At the Gorge of Lu

At the Gorge of Lu, the great waterfall plunges for hundreds of meters, its spray visible for miles. In the churning waters below, no living creature can be seen. One day, Confucius was standing at a distance from the pool’s edge when he saw an old man being tossed about […]

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Beginner's Mind

Beginner’s Mind

Beginner’s Mind If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few. The concept of “empty mind” is a core tenet of Zen Buddhism. Don’t misunderstand what is meant […]

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