Freed from bondage ~ Sengcan

With a single stroke we are freed from bondage;
nothing clings to us and we hold to nothing.
All is empty, clear, self-illuminating,
with no exertion of the mind’s power.
Here thought, feeling, knowledge, and imagination are of no value.
In this world of Suchness
there is neither self nor other-than-self.


Sengcan

translated by Richard B. Clarke


source: http://terebess.hu/english/hsin.html#3



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