Quotes form The Truth of This Life by Katherine Thanas
Quotes About Death

Quotes About Zen and Buddhism

"Accepting and releasing into just what is, is the homeopathy of Zen." - Katherine Thanas

"Zen practice directs us to that qualify of mind that simply observes." - Katherine Thanas

"Zen is a complete opening of the heart." - Katherine Thanas

"Compassion isn't about looking down on someone who's in worse shape than you and helping the person. It's about a relationship between equals. You understand their suffering." - from The Buddhist on Death Row

"The measure of a Buddhist's progress isn't how a person avoids falling, because falls are inevitable. Tthe true measure is how they bounce back." - from The Buddhist on Death Row

"We're all in prison, and we all have the key," Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche in The Buddhist on Death Row

"This whole Buddhist trip is that death will come, it always does, but in the meantime, there's life. And damn that's a good thing." - Jarvis Jay Masters in The Buddhist on Death Row

"In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?" - Gautama Buddha, from The Buddhist on Death Row

"Learn to see the perfection of all beings." - Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche