Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Monday, January 23, 2012

Objects in the Lankāvatāra Sutra

In your face, nihilists. This is quoted in the first book in English by an actual Zen Buddhist, D.T. Suzuki:

The saline crystal and its red-bluishness,
The milky sap and its sweetness,
Various flowers and their fruits,
The sun and the moon and their luminosity:
These are neither separable nor inseparable.

In other words, essence and appearance, or real and sensual objects.

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