Bodhidharma’s ‘Truly seeing’

Truly seeing is not seeing what is seen, but seeing what is not seen. Truly knowing is not knowing what is known, but knowing what is not known.

Student: “What is it to see what is not seen?”

Master: “It is to see what cannot stop being seen.”


When you cannot stop seeing, your seeing is not seeing any more.

©Boo Ahm

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