Sunday, May 30, 2010

I'm going to take up the Shurangama Sutra after the Lankavatara

Thanks to Jordan, I've become aware of this sutra, and I've told him in the comments that I'd get to it next.  And since that's something I said to a Marine on Memorial Day weekend, I consider that an obligation.

Wikipedia tells me that it's very Zen-related, so I'm psyched to do that..  I  plan to use this translation, as it's on-line and folks can readily access it.  Yes, it also means I don't have to do much typing input of text, too.

But I am very psyched to do this; I think that this activity has greatly deepened my practice and I can understand why the old Zen guys were not only sitting on their buts, but also out working, and reading these texts.