4. Catching the Bull…

IMAGE: 4. Catching the Bull. [Getting Hold of the Ox.]

4. Catching the Bull. [Getting Hold of the Ox.] – Kuòān Shīyuǎn [Kaku-an] (Late 12th century): Ten Bulls [Ten Ox Herding Pictures] / (Bull [Ox] = True self; Bull [Ox] herder = Self seeking true self) / (3. Perceiving the…… More »

3. Perceiving the…

IMAGE: 3. Perceiving the Bull. [Catching Sight of the Ox.]

3. Perceiving the Bull. [Catching Sight of the Ox.] – Kuòān Shīyuǎn [Kaku-an] (Late 12th century): Ten Bulls [Ten Ox Herding Pictures] / (Bull [Ox] = True self; Bull [Ox] herder = Self seeking true self) / (2. Discovery of… More »

Children are poor…

IMAGE: Children are poor men's riches. / Children are parents' riches. / There is no treasure more precious than a child.

Children are poor men’s riches. / Children are parents’ riches. / There is no treasure more precious than a child. (Image by John Hain from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text, using the engine from Google Translate) More »

A chain is no…

IMAGE: A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. / No chain is stronger than its weakest link.

A chain is no stronger than its weakest link. / “No chain is stronger than its weakest link.” – Watson (to Sherlock Holmes) — (Arthur) Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930): The Valley of Fear (Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay) /… More »

A good conscience is…

IMAGE: A good conscience is a soft pillow. [A clear conscience is a soft pillow.] / A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder.

A good conscience is a soft pillow. [A clear conscience is a soft pillow.] / A quiet conscience sleeps in thunder. / (Being free of guilt makes one sleep well.) (Image by kbt1016 from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text,… More »

The cherry among…

IMAGE: The cherry among flowers, the samurai among men.

The cherry among flowers, the samurai among men. – Kanadehon Chūshingura; trans. by Hidesaburo Saito [斎藤秀三郎] (1866 – 1929) (Image by shell_ghostcage from Pixabay) (Text-to-Speech by Sound of Text, using the engine from Google Translate) More »

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