Zen Metaphysics

  Zen does not usually attempt logical explanations of what we might call zen metaphysics because zen is ultimately about perception and experience. The zen masters of old tended to regard any attempt at a logical articulation with regard to zen to be a hindrance to progress rather than a benefit and rightly so. From a Zen… Continue reading Zen Metaphysics


Make the Darkness Conscious

  This post was inspired by a quote I read on another blog, attributed to Carl Jung which went as follows: "To become enlightened you must make the darkness conscious". I thought it was a very interesting and insightful statement and was somewhat surprised that it apparently came from Carl Jung. From a Zen point of… Continue reading Make the Darkness Conscious