Sunday, October 30, 2011

Thought for the Day

Don't settle for what the old masters found,
seek what they sought.
~  Kukai


Kukai (774-835CE), Founder of Shingon, Japanese Poet, Artist, Philosopher, Religion Scholar, Teacher

Profile on Wikipedia

Also of interest: Ron's Green's "Kukai, Founder of Japanese Shington Buddhism

In addition, see: Hiroyuki Kachi, "Tokyo Show Gathers Kukai Buddhist Art Treasures", The Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2011. This exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum, closed September 25, 2011.

Kukai on FaceBook


Louise Gallagher said...

What a fabulous thought!

Thanks for the quote. It's brilliant.

Kathleen said...

Oh, great thought! Thanks. It ties in with what I am reading and thinking today!!

Anonymous said...

Don't settle for what t he old masters sought, find what you see.

S. Etole said...

What wisdom in that quote.