Zen Spot #111— Mindfulness, meditation and cake among toddlers February 16, 2018 00:00


The more that’s written, the further the writer strays from pure experience. The greater the discourse, the more elusive the idea. To chase understanding, once its existence has been identified, moves one further from enlightenment.

Zen is camouflaged among the daily and the mundane, not within temples. It is an apple at lunch. It is cake among toddlers.


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What are The Four Noble Truths?

  1. The truth of suffering
  2. The truth of the origin of suffering
  3. The truth of the cessation of suffering
  4. The truth of the path to the cessation of suffering

What is The Noble Eightfold Path?

  1. Right view
  2. Right intention
  3. Right action
  4. Right speech
  5. Right livelihood
  6. Right effort
  7. Right mindfulness
  8. Right concentration

What is a Dharma Wheel?