>>fphi-939K0IVB jesus christ, this post has terrible formatting. sorry
Books, short stories, creative writing, etc.
Ikkyu is a contender for top chad in philosophy, after Diogenes and gang. > gets enlightened > drink heavily > marry a 14 year old blind girl > they called him out for it > "nah, im enlightened, i can do anything" lol > He died from malaria when he was 87. His last words were “I don’t want to die”, which was totally unexpected from an enlightened monk, but it fits Ikkyū’s character.
Studying texts and stiff meditation can make you lose your Original Mind. A solitary tune by a fisherman, though, can be an invaluable treasure. Dusk rain on the river, the moon peeking in and out of the clouds; Elegant beyond words, he chants his songs night after night.