Comunidad Budista Sotozen

To be is not to have

This is the cause of our illness, especially within a society which promises everything, but which deprives us of the essencials. Since the essence is not to obtain, but to be, and the more we possess, the more we wish for, and the more we wish for, the less we are.

Our true wealth, the one which belongs to us and that no one can take away, is within ourselves, deeply hidden and almost always poorly known.

This bottom of ourselves, stable and peaceful, this forgotten wealth, can be discovered only through a radical and rigurous method.

Zazen, the constant and regular practice of Zen, is the key to open this inner realm