Bodhidharma


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Bodhidharma was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century CE. He is traditionally credited as the transmitter of Chan Buddhism to China, and regarded as its first Chinese patriarch.

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“Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.”
Bodhidharma, The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma

“But people of the deepest understanding look within, distracted by nothing. Since a clear mind is the Buddha, they attain the understanding of a Buddha without using the mind.”
Bodhidharma, The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma

“Those who worship don't know, and those who know don't worship.”
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