look no further

November 14, 2010

Names of the unified mind are Buddha-nature,

True suchness, the hidden essence,

The pure spiritual body,

The pedestal of awareness,

The innocent, universal round mirror-like knowledge,

The open source, the ultimate truth,

And pure consciousness.

The enlightened ones of the past, present, and future,

And all of their discourses,

Are all in your fundamental nature, inherently complete.

You do not need to seek,

But you must save yourself;

No one can do it for you.


– Xuefeng (822–908)

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