Lower left red "authenticating" stamp is read "Gyomay"
$30.00 -- 4" x 19"
Each calligraphy is mounted on a brocade holder and comes with a translation, explanatory
sheet, and teaching commentary.
Teaching Commentary: A group of students were visiting the temple recently and I
talked to them about Buddhist teachings. Afterwards there were questions and one
student asked what the Buddhist way of life was. I said that it was to live each
day most beautifully and most meaningfully. Then he asked what happens when we die.
I explained that Buddha did not talk about such unknowable things as what happens
after death. Philosophers may speculate about such things, but Buddha always said
that the most important thing is here and now, how you live the present moment. This
is important because all things are subject to change. Life is transitory; we should
live each day the best we can. Then if anything happens there is no regret. Each
day is complete in itself. Live every day sincerely because each day is the last