another idea to be discarded

“At the very least, sitting Zen practice, called zazen, will bring about a strong sense of well-being, as the clutter of ideas and emotions falls away and body and mind return to natural harmony with all creation. Out of this emptiness can come a true insight into the nature of existence, which is no different from one’s Buddha nature. To travel this path, one need not be a ‘Zen Buddhist,’ which is only another idea to be discarded, like ‘enlightenment’ and ‘the Buddha’ and like ‘God.’
~ Peter Matthiessen

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