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Zen Wisdom: Words of Kodo Sawaki

Zen Wisdom: Words of Kodo Sawaki

The Origin of Zen Movement . Therein lies joy and truth of life

His simple and clear teaching is still alive in and out of Japan. Soto Zen Center at Stanford University is one of the many places in the world that spreads his teaching. The Apple’s founder Steve Jobs is known to be influenced by Sawaki.

Sawaki  lived his life preaching Zen and gave many lectures. This book selects the most essential words of Sawaki  in a compact manner.

“Now! Now! Now! Life is a succession of NOW.”

“Happiness shall not be defined simply by your personal, limited experience of happiness or unhappiness.”

“You are a ghost of the past if you are obsessed with the past and keep your today empty. You are an illusion of the future if you keep looking for the future.

We all must live to the fullest in this moment.”

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