Friday, October 15, 2010

Chapter 9 – “True self” and “Delusion” changes within a moment.

When human sounds are hushed late in the night,

I sit alone and examine my heart-mind.

Delusions seem to lift and abruptly my true person appears.

At such moments, a great opportunity seems to draw near.

But with truth becoming manifest my delusion still persist after all, and I feel great shame…

If you enjoy these excerpt, buy the book, Hong, Zicheng; Aitken, Robert (2006), Vegetable Roots Discourse: Wisdom from Ming China on Life and Living, Avalon Publishing Group.

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