The night has not yet given way to the dawn,
and the sky is still studded with departing stars.
Reality has not to be invented, it has to be discovered. It is already there.
Fleeing from one’s emptiness is ignorance. It is through facing it, entering it, that life is attained. Reaching to this nothingness, we realize our nature.
A summer river
with sandals in my hands! – Yosa Buson
The summer solstice is a time to celebrate the light of consciousness within ourselves. In this moment Buson place his steps so slowly that there is no sound.
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In the twilight rain
these brilliant-hued hibiscus –
A lovely sunset. – Basho
As the rain slows down – listening the sound of raindrops – being totally with the Rain – Basho saw his inner light. In the presence of inner light duality disappeared. Smooth and lovely sunset of Ego.
In the moonlight,
The color and scent of the wisteria
Seems far away. – Yosa Buson
Moonlight brings deep silence – In that very moment Yosa experiences his immortality and fragrance.