Blank Mind

Yutang Lin

Mind blank
Only so can complaints be heard

Mind blank
Immediately perceives whatever present

Mind blank
Leisure born of absence of intentions

Mind blank
All endeavors benefit all sentient beings

Mind blank
Inspiration arises naturally

Mind blank
Inspirational blessings arrive

Thought after thought of Buddha's epithet
Gradually purifies the mind
As thoughts cease, originally blank
Applications are inexhaustible

Written in Chinese and translated on April 21, 2008
El Cerrito, California

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