Alphabet soup for the soul vol.2 -“Z”

Words from Walden

Z is for Zen

“I have lived with several Zen masters – all of them cats” -Eckhart Tolle

Zen Buddhism holds many truths and philosophies about living and having the best human experience on this planet. However, one philosophy resonates with my soul over any other about awakening. It teaches us that awakening or enlightening if it comes in this life, comes in two ways.

The first way is called Satori, and that is when something clicks. You have an “aha” moment, some form of intuition slams into the back of your head, and you know you have just unearthed a truth that is aligned with your soul and your reasons for being. After that moment, things can never be the same because what you have just learned or witnessed can not be unseen.

The second moment, the one that happened for me, is called Kensho. Kensho happens…

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