- Each like and dislike creates a web of thoughts. Zazen cut back the desires and aversions and you are less often entrapped in the web.
- If you remain patient in spite of provocation, you can avoid getting upset, and your understanding of the human situation will deepen.
- Those desiring to escape from suffering hasten right toward suffering. With the very desire for happiness, out of delusion they destroy their own happiness as if it were an enemy.