I Have Seen Beyond

The Buddha

It would be better to say that I have perceived beyond, since it wasn’t really visual. I do not have a great visual imagination. I’m a writer, not a painter, because I think in words, not images.

Thinking in words is not great because awakening defies description. It beggars language.

The Heart Sutra ends with “gate, gate, paragate, parasamgate, bodhi svaha.” In English, this means, “gone, gone, gone…

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