Water of Ten Directions
Painter, brush, canvas, image, subject–they are not many.
The painter is the brush, the image is the painter, the subject is the object, the canvas is the paint.
Those things only separate themselves when we separate them by the way we use our mind.
– John Daido Loori Roshi, The Eight Gates of Zen
Image copyright © 2008 John Daido Loori Roshi, all rights reserved
The Tao of Water
a must-see online exhibition of Daido Roshi’s photography
John Daido Loori at the artisans’ gallery