Different Schools of the Same Teacher

CASE
The Burmese Theravedan monk U Silananda was asked what is the relationship between Theravada Buddhism and Zen. He replied: “Different schools of the same teacher.”

PARTIAL COMMENTARY
…The sincerity of the student is crucial. Life itself is the teacher…

VERSE by Dairyu
On a cloudy moonlit night
everything appears to be moving
— clouds, moon and myself
as I walk along the temple path.