THE HEART OF ZEN
One of the basic points in the understanding of the Zen tradition is to discipline and train the wild animal of mind, which should have become domesticated a longtime ago, because this wild animal has buddhanature -- not just buddhanature, but it is buddha. So Zen is largely based on the idea of what is known as the trustingin the heart, or believing in the heart. Every experience we might go through has the potentiality of truth -- everything -- including the confusion.
From "Beauty and Absurdity" in THE TEACUP AND THE SKULLCUP: CHOGYAM TRUNGPA ON ZEN AND TANTRA. Page 89.
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