Chan, Doing Nothing


Clouds disappear, fog dissipates
Ocean wide, sky empty
Breeze blows, sun shines
— Chan, doing nothing

Flowers smile
Grass dances
Trees stretch
— Chan, doing nothing

Birds fly in the sky
Fish swim in the water
People walk on the path
— Chan, doing nothing

Rice is sweet
Sleep is sound
Body is at ease
— Chan, doing nothing

Chan, doing nothing
…..What words can express, ends
…..Where thoughts arise, cease
…..Joy, free, pure, eternity

Chan, doing nothing
……Dharma is like this
……Dharma is inherently like this
……This, is emptiness

Chan, doing nothing

(2015/08/08 Written at 21-day Chan retreat in Poland.)

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