Seven Poems

i there…. in the wind…. now in the falling rain…. calling calling us home… Namu Amida Butsu ii Just as I am, right now floating in an ocean of light – the Great Compassion carries me across, –  Namu Amida Butsu iii ” Chanting “Namu Amida Butsu,” which translates as “I entrust myself to the…

Bowing Bodhisattva Dharmakara

“We are liberated, not by an external being or force, but by the bowing that is realized in us.”-  Nobuo Haneda   In the midst of timeless time, Bodhisattva Dharmakara, being filled With great compassion, began bowing. He bowed to each blade of grass, And to each flower that ever bloomed, He bowed to the…