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 DAY IN DAY OUT - 52 weeks of the year - YEAR on YEAR

  season by season - MOMENT by MOMENT - IS achieved

 ONLY - when IT IS initiated by - the 1st PERSONpresent

 tensehere and now experience of this moment, which IS

  LOVE - THE art of ZEN requires balance & harmony in ALL

 things and EVERYTHING.


THE art of ZEN ...

and THE enlightenment experience ...

is driven by the force that drives ALL things.


The Scorpion and the Zen Master from Integral Life on Vimeo.


ALL things are born ...

live and die - the force - IS - NO THING



and as the ZEN Master - Huang Bo - said -

NO THING is born

NO THING is destroyed

Away with your dualism

Your likes & dislikes.

Every single THING is just ONE MIND.

When you have perceived this

You will have mounted

The Chariot of the Buddhas

WHAT IS - IS ...

& sure ain't NO ISER

for those who are priviledged to have access to broadband speed enough don't forget to Follow the OX from the Zen YouTUBE menu and experience the energy flowing into ...

linnie's "moment "








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Michael : catalyst-producer

21 days later

Michael said

To LIVE happily we must live UNSEEN

The balance & harmony achieved by my soul-mate - in this a full copy of her original - results from the use of both calligraphy and painting.

The version that I have thus far chosen to share is much more in line with the Western perspective - I hope and trust that you ALL find the original as beautiful ?

Nicole : wakingdreamer

21 days later

Nicole said

thanks for sharing! love, nicole

Michael : catalyst-producer

2 months later

Michael said

ZEN is not a religion, not a dogma, not a creed.

ZEN is not even a quest, an inquiry - it IS non-philosophical.

The fundemental of the ZEN approach is ALL IS as it should be, nothing is missing.


"This very moment EVERYTHING is perfect."



ZEN is an intertwining of TAO and the teaching of Gautam Buddha


ZEN cannot be ZEN without both of these components

Chris : Dreamer of the new

4 months later

Chris said

That is absolutely fantastic -

Michael : catalyst-producer

5 months later

Michael said

THIS is absolutely fantastic -

Michael : catalyst-producer

8 months later

Michael said

The ATOM IS mainly just empty space. If ALL the atoms in your body could be squeezed down to get rid of the empty volume inside them, you would weigh the same, but would BE as
small as a grain of salt. Almost ALL of you - almost ALL of EVERYTHING
in the entire cosmos - IS NOTHING. The ATOM is not a hard-edged “thing”. It's a ghostly shimmer.

Piers Bizony - ATOM - the official tie-in with the BBC programme of the same name.

about 1 year later

cHAngeL said

Oh but the nothing space is love…forget not.

Michael : catalyst-producer

about 1 year later

Michael said


Amazume : Pure Light Combustion

about 1 year later

Amazume said

My heart wells up and rises, being with all this NO THINGness.


 Meenakshi : ~

over 2 years later

Meenakshi said

I’m delighted to be here, encapsulating space with black lines, sharing the love of the moment. Thanks for visiting my now, NOW blog, Michael!

Artemisilke : Authentic

over 2 years later

Artemisilke said

“ALL IS as it should be”

… is exactly what was there in an awakening experience.

I observe and want to find it every since.. I mean, really go back to it and really EXPERIENCE it.

This - and your other spaces - are like butterflies caressing my soul… .an overwhelming, overflowing ocean of love pouring out of me - us - ALL!!



Michael : catalyst-producer

over 2 years later

Michael said

AS IT most assuredly SHOULD BE !

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Comment by Michael Grove on February 7, 2012 at 15:06

"Developing impeccability requires acting in accordance with Spirit, driving from the heart, being in the moment, being 100% committed to what you are doing, and hassling the details, even when you feel like giving up.

So, the question is, where are you in your spiritual growth process? Are you willing to put forth the effort to tighten up your life? Are you still attached to controlling the outcome? Do you meditate a little every day on your heart chakra in order to cultivate balance? Do you hassle the details?

If you want to become impeccable, you must clean and polish your being. Clean and polish. Clean and polish. Until it shines like a diamond.

And once it is perfect, you throw it away."  Luce Rene


Bridget Riley is about the changes - progressive, sometimes abrupt, sometimes apparently disastrous - that can take place in a given situation.

The situation is presented in the simplest possible terms

            John Russell - Sunday Times - September 1963


One of the most distinctive characteristics of Bridget Riley's art is that it "insists" with such concentration that it changes sensory response into something else.

The experience which Riley offers is closely related to the expression of emotion or, more exactly, to the creation of visual analogues for sharply particularized states of

The very intensity of the assault which her painting makes on the eye drives it, as it were, past the point at which it is merely a matter of optical effect.

It becomes acute physical sensation, apprehended kinesthetically as mental tension or mental release, anxiety or exhileration, heightened self-awareness or heightened awareness of unfamiliar or even alien states of being.

                                                    Bridget Riley Catalogue introduction - David Thompson
                                                                                            Venice Biennale, June 1968

Comment by Michael Grove on June 10, 2012 at 9:27

The degree of absence of thinking IS the

arbiter of ultimate spiritual awareness.

ZEN is not a religion, not a dogma, not a creed.

ZEN is not even a quest, an inquiry - it IS non-philosophical.

The fundemental of the ZEN approach is ALL IS as it should be,

NOTHING is missing.


"This very moment EVERYTHING is perfect."




ZEN is an intertwining of TAO and the teaching of Gautam Buddha


ZEN cannot be ZEN without both of these components

Comment by Michael Grove on October 31, 2023 at 10:55
A Japanese explanation of the [FS4D] Art of the Possible...

.... YOU may ask why Japanese & what pray IS [FS4D] !!!???
Comment by Michael Grove on February 6, 2024 at 9:08
Zen and the Art of The Long And Winding Road Maintenance

In a network, having spent some time in splendid isolation as the sun sets, the next morning, finding a few others along the path, a path turned luminous by joint sauntering.
The Long And Winding Road
Your anguish at the direction of your personal life, as well as a nostalgic looking back at what precious moments you've experienced.

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