Category Archives: Zen

Not men, but mountains and rivers are my teachers

I have just received a facsimile of “The Long Scroll” by Sesshū, considered by some Japanese as the greatest of all their artists. I quote from the Scroll’s introduction and commentary by Reiko Chiba: In considering Sesshu and his work, … Continue reading

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The Water Vendor

Early morning, Saturday July 25, 2020 After brewing and pouring coffee, I sit at the computer station in my home office. I answer a message in my mailbox and review and respond to a few posts and comments from friends … Continue reading

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