“Split wood, I am there. Lift up a rock, you will find me there.”
– Gnostic Gospel of Thomas
The idea comes from the story of the Hummingbird as told by the Quechan people of present-day Ecuador. Where the small bird is determined to put out a fire that spreads throughout it’s home. – similar to the Grey Parrot story in Jataka tales. – For our fellowship, the Hummingbird from this story is the symbol and spirit of the Bodhisattva and the embracing of the impossibility of the Bodhisattva Vows.
The whole world and vastness of space is Buddha!
And I am in it–“Namu-amida-butsu!”
Saichi Asahara (1850–1932).
in the wind….
now in the fall
calling us home…
Namu Amida Butsu