Category Archives: Philosophy

Zen Koans, Mulla Nassrudin

Unix and Master Foo

Zen has a great influence on UNIX or maybe most UNIX professionals believe that they are part of UNIX and their work and hence Zen… The Heart of Zen is a calm mind that is focused on the Buddha. I am the Buddha and my life is my work. The  Rootless Root   has some wonderful unix […]


The grapes were delicious!

Master Bankei’s talks were attended not only by Zen students but by persons of all ranks and sects. He never quoted sutras not indulged in scholastic dissertations. Instead, his words were spoken directly from his heart to the hearts of his listeners. His large audience angered a priest of the Nichiren sect because the adherents […]