25 Best Zen Quotes And Sayings

You know what is zen or what people in China say about this and how they write it? well they write zen as ” 禅 ” and we are pretty sure that you can’t read ir even write it. So what is zen and why we are sharing some zen quotes here? Basically these are the questions people happen to ask a person who is sharing some zen quotes and they tend to know the meanings of this word immediately. What we are offering is a hope and the zen quotes are the same as the zen meditation. Yes its a meditation process and often called as describing things better but in a different way. While searching for some zen quotes we have found a case study where we read that 90% of the people on the earth even don’t know the name of this meditation process and they just be like (when we say zen is great or something like that) who is zen? what he or she have done.

Come on people, zen is not a girl nor a boy. Its a way of China to make people know about things they can’t touch and can’t see but still they make it happen to make that person know what was that thing and how he or she (who got the zen meditation process) can know more about that selected thing. Like when you want to describe the apple without making a kid to touch it or even see the apple what you will do? probably who knows the zen will do a great job for this work. That is why we are sharing these zen quotes with you and describing what you need to know about the zen. So come and read these zen quotes and get some inspiration for what you are thinking about and think about what you can do easily by reading these zen quotes.

Zen Quotes

“Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn’t necessary.” – David Sylvian

“Zen teaches that if we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform and lighten up about it.” – Allen Klein

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.” – Robert M. Pirsig

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” – Jalaluddin Rumi

“Golf is a spiritual game. It’s like Zen. You have to let your mind take over.” – Amy Alcott

“Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.” – Ray Bradbury

“Children are natural Zen masters; their world is brand new in each and every moment.” – John Bradshaw

“Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.” – Alan W. Watts

“I read a lot of Zen books. And I grew up surfing, so that has always been my escape.” – Liam Hemsworth

“Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that’s exactly the way we want it to be.” – Bob Dylan

“I don’t lack confidence. I don’t sweat. I don’t want to get too Zen on you, but I have to run my own race.” – Brad Grey

“The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?” – Confucius

“Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” – Alan Watts

“I have lived with several Zen masters – all of them cats.” – Eckhart Tolle

“There is no need to have a deep understanding of Zen.” – Shunryu Suzuki

“The world is filled with love-play, from animal lust to sublime compassion.” – Alan W. Watts

“I feel I’m pretty zen and laid back. I don’t have a lot of rage in my real life.” – Stark Sands

“Where there are humans, You’ll find flies, And Buddhas.” – Kobayashi Issa

“There’s a Zen to acting, by being in the moment. That’s where the power is.” – Christine Ebersole

“If you are unable to find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?” – Dōgen

“Working out is my biggest hobby. It’s my Zen hour. I just zone out.” – Zac Efron

“Not thinking about anything is Zen. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen.” – Bodhidharma

“One thing I like about Zen. It doesn’t believe in achievement.” – Agnes Martin

“The point of the spiritual life is to realize Truth. But you will never understand the spiritual life, or realize Truth, if you measure it by your own yardstick.” – Dainin Katagiri

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