By Christmas Humphreys
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En el Zen nada puede sustituir al contacto directo con un verdadero Maestro de los angeles Transmisión, y menos aún un libro.
En los angeles entrada de las bibliotecas de los monasterios Zen japoneses se puede leer una frase caligrafiada: "Este es el dedo que señala l. a. luna. " Un libro no puede ser más que un dedo que señala los angeles luna. los angeles luna representa los angeles auténtica Verdad de nuestra existencia. Un libro puede tener el poder de hacernos dirigir nuestra mirada hacia esa Verdad. Un Maestro Zen debe tener l. a. facultad de ayudarnos a llegar a ella.
Por esta razón, l. a. presente obra no es un guide Zen, no es un recetario, no está hecho con esa intención. Su pretensión es l. a. de familiarizar al lector con el mundo del Zen y l. a. de despertar en él reflexiones importantes acerca de su vida cotidiana.
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Rhys Davids died at his home at Chipstead, Surrey, at the age of eighty in December, 1922. First President of the Society, his interest in it was as sincere as his scholarship was primarily instrumental in providing the material which English Buddhists might study and strive to apply. It is interesting to note th at the two greatest figures in the Society, heading the scholarly and, for want of a better teim, religious aspect of its work respectively, died within four months of one another, and with them died the Society.
After a reading from the Voice of the Silence, which the Anagarika had described in his first letter to me as "a pure Buddhist work," we took Pansil, and I ontlined the position of Buddhism in England at that time. As my diary reads : "W anted : a personality. The Anagarika having worked for forty years was coming to us for two. Wc awaited his requirements. He spoke at length. . , to carry out engagements there before returning for two years to England. He wrote to me fre quently about his plans.
At the end of October 1 was invited to address the Buddhist League by C. S. Havard, its Secretary, and I appealed to them for co-operation between the Centre and the League. S. Meanwhile new Members were coming in fast, and the time seemed ripe to pass to the next logical step in our growth, to turn ourselves from the informal and nebulous condition of a Centre into that of a properly constituted Lodge. An Application Form was accordingly signed by myself as President, Miss A. M. Faulkner, Hon.