As with all old stories, Zen stories have spawned very many variations. I’ve chosen to take many liberties, recounting the stories in less “dated” (i.e.. “… a samurai entered a tea house …”) fashion. These three Zen stories are the foundation of Fishnu's teaching. They are extremely powerful, and at first sound simply like "Ah, … Continue reading Three Zen Stories
Month: June 2018
What are Enemies?
I once asked the Etnernal Fishnu, "Do you have any enemies?" EF: By your definition, yes, I do. But 'enemy' is a concept with meaning only in your fragmented view of the Universe. Me: Oooo, Oooo, Is he Lucifer, Satan ... Beezlebub?! No! Mara! EF: I know him as Master Pi Lau. Me: 'Pie-Lau'? Is … Continue reading What are Enemies?
How I Met Rubber Ducky
Now that Rubber Ducky is a Supremely Awakened One, I will tell the story of how I met Rubber Ducky. I found Rubber Ducky sitting on a stack of bathroom towels in a Fairfield Inn in Joliet, IL on July 12, 2013. At first, I thought this was just a little gift from the hotel, but … Continue reading How I Met Rubber Ducky
Which Way Do We Go?
On our last hike at Redfish Lake last week, The Eternal Fishnu swam onto this trail sign (he swims through air, space, things …) and said: "There is really an arrow pointing in EVERY direction, including upwards, downwards, and even through more dimensions. But for your flesh and blood vehicle, not all directions are available. … Continue reading Which Way Do We Go?