Tag Archives: Dogen

Objective/subjective.

Another interesting quote from the haiku master Matsuo Basho is, ‘the problem with most poetry is that it is either subjective or objective’. At first this seems crazy. Surely it has to be one or the other? But, what he … Continue reading

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Inter-being:

A zafu is a Zen meditation cushion used for zazen (sitting meditation). This haiku is quite esoteric, illustrating the Zen understanding of emptiness and reality…….if it makes you curious, try reading some Shunryu Suzuki or maybe Brad Warner.   Zafu … Continue reading

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