In your meditation you yourself are the mirror reflecting the solution of your problems. The human mind has absolute freedom within its true nature. You can attain your freedom intuitively. Do not work for freedom, rather allow the practice itself to be liberation.
from the book Buddhism and Zen
translated by Nyogen Senzaki & Ruth Strout McCandless
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- Meditation is enlightenment itself
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