This practice we’re doing is ancient. But what it’s really about at its heart is not ancient. It’s right here. Right now. Always.
It’s something that we don’t seem to normally recognize. Yet, it’s real, even the most real thing we’ll ever have or know.
But it’s actually not a thing. It’s not like all other things we can know. But nor is it nothing!
The old traditions of wisdom and meditation have all known about it. Zen calls it “original nature.” Neither young nor old — original, here and now.