Monday, February 09, 2009

Chan Master Sheng Yen

Master Sheng Yen who we did the "Footprint in the Snow" book design for, passed away on the 3rd at 78.

He wrote a poem before he passed:

"Busy with nothing, growing old.
Within emptiness, weeping, laughing.
Intrinsically, there is no “I.”
Life and death, thus cast aside."

Art courtesy of Ros & David Cuthbert /

1 comment:

Gingko Bay said...

Ah! I love his book Zen Wisdom.

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