For this whole month, in ongoing gratitude and commemoration of Zen Master Dae Bong’s two historic visits to Zen Center Regensburg (March 2016 and March 2019), this vital throwback among many:
If memory serves correctly, in the nanosecond before this photo was snapped, someone in the kitchen gathering that morning had just made the assertion that all religions are the same, and all traditions always give equally valid and effective means for reaching the Absolute. And that Zen was part of a religion or something, so, therefore, you know… Something along those lines.
Perfect agreement, no opposites’-thinking. This photo captures the entirety of the Zen response, you might say.