“Just as honey is not sweetness,
The words of Wu Hsin are not
However, time spent with these words is like
The aftermath of rain.
In due course, a sprouting of
Understanding will occur and
Will bear fruit at a pace
Outside of one’s control.”
Wu Hsin from “The Lost Writings of Wu Hsin. Pointers to NonDuality in Five Volumes” translated by Roy Melvyn
I just received this compilation of writings by Wu Hsin and it resonates deeply with me.
Wu Hsin was born in China over a hundred years after Confucius. There is not much known about him, other than writings that have survived. His form of Taoist philosophy asks us to question everything. His uses few words and those he chooses are full of paradox and are sometimes provocative. They got my attention with their directness and deep knowing, delivered with some tongue in cheek!
I am really enjoying this work and its message about life and our spiritual nature…
He is a planter of seeds …
I look forward to sharing a few of these with you 🙂