Truth can only be perceived directly.


Zen Buddhism uses an array of different shock tactics and humor to counteract the mysticism that surrounds the rituals and dogma of most religions. Praying, studying, memorizing laws, debating minor precepts and nuances of the law and even talking about religion detract from the real direct purpose, which is to achieve awakening.

The finger pointing at the moon is not the moon.

Satoru
www.samuraizen.com

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