Famous last words

//Famous last words

Famous last words

Things change:
Word has come that Joko Beck’s last words before dying were not, as I noted in a previous posting, « This, too, is wonder… »
The successor of Joko who had sent the first message about those words explained in her second message that her phrasing had given the erroneous impression that those words had been spoken, when in fact, she said, she doesn’t know what her teacher’s last words were.
So now the record is straight, as we say. Or not.
Whatever she said or didn’t say is not really the point anyway, for after all is said and done or not the great matter is still simply life and death.

By | 2015-10-02T16:17:36+01:00 juin 21st, 2011|Textes|0 Comments

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Enseignante Zen et poète, Sensei Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell est née et a grandi à Minneapolis, aux Etats-Unis. Arrivée en France en 1981 pour étudier la littérature et l’histoire, elle y est restée, s’installant à Paris, où elle élève ses deux enfants et gagne sa vie en tant que journaliste. The Zen teacher and poet Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell Sensei was born and raised in Minneapolis, but came to France in 1981 to study literature and history and has lived in Paris ever since, raising her two children and making a living as a journalist.

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