Spirituality

65 Of The Most Powerful Zen Proverbs Of All Time

Zen Buddhism has always fascinated me pretty endlessly. I've always admired the words of Zen masters and get lost in the immensity of their knowledge. These are my favorite Zen sayings.

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“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play."- Alan Watts

“The only thing that is ultimately real about your journey is the step that you are taking at this moment. That's all there ever is."- Eckhart Tolle

“If you miss the present moment, you miss your appointment with life. That is very serious!"- Thich Nhat Hanh

“Practice is this life, and realization is this life, and this life is revealed right here and now."- Maezumi Roshi

“If you want to change the world, start with the next person who comes to you in need."- B. D. Schiers

“My experience is that the teachers we need most are the people we're living with right now."- Byron Katie

“Wherever you are, be there totally."- Eckhart Tolle

“I'm here to tell you that the path to peace is right there, when you want to get away."- Pema Chödrön

“When you are present, you can allow the mind to be as it is without getting entangled in it."- Eckhart Tolle

“Guilt, regret, resentment, sadness & all forms of nonforgiveness are caused by too much past & not enough presence."- Eckhart Tolle

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