A state of suspension
(Freedom from the known – Krishnamurti called it.)
Gave birth to:
Buddhism + Daoism =======> Zen
A key tenet of Zen Buddhism is:
The instant you speak about a thing you miss the mark.
The direct mystical impression and experience requires intuitive understanding (insight) observation is the key – it has to be seen
Seeing is a mode of perception that transcends mere visiual interpretation.
Taoist temples called
Kua, to look
CHAN Buddhism is the Chinese equivalent of Zen Buddhism.
D. T. Suzuki explains the mental breakthrough of mystics:
“Shakes the very foundations of one's worldview.”
“upsetting every form of standardized experience.”
Zen master “bottom of a pale breaking through.”
The Tao which can be spoken is not the Tao.