Proverbs and sayings often provide us with wise the world. Best savoured a little at a time, these sayings are passed down from generation to generation.
Each Thursday, I post a Proverb or Saying and a Quote that I find thought-provoking.
I hope you think so too.
Continuing with our African series we have a proverb from East Africa:
The one who is too talkative leaves his mouth empty
and a poignant quote from the Japanese Zen master: Hakuin Ekaku
Nirvana is right here, before our eyes.
Hakuin, 白隠 慧鶴, (1686 – 1768)
Hakuin was one of the most influential figures in Japanese Zen Buddhism. He is credited with sparking a renewed interest in the philosophy with rigorous training methods integrating meditation and koan practice.
Is your Nirvana before your eyes?
And what do you make of the East African Proverb? It is not meant in a literal sense,