Full Cup, Empty Cup

“A full cup can’t receive anything, but an empty cup can receive all kinds of offerings.

. . . This ’empty’ space is completely awake and alive. All the forms and energies of the world arise from it, like clouds arising in a bright blue sky.”

(My "sangha cup", #10 of 108)

My “water mala bowl”, #10 of 108

— Bernard Tetsugen Glassman
Instructions to the Cook

[Note: To see a video of the potter and learn the story of this bowl, go to www.108bowls.org]

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