Kanzeon Bodhisattva



  • Study [1]. Visit the underworld [2]. Honour your family [3]. Become a man [4] / Become a woman [5]. Give up all addictions, one by one [6].
  • Offer yourself. Look for the light. Be transformed.
  • Turn around. Let all your convictions be destroyed.[7]

Then, make a choice. Become a priest, or:
Stay a lay person.

If you stay a lay person,

  • Live your life, follow the stars. Lead the congregation.
  • Have fun! Forget this list.

If you become a priest,

  • Give up your life.
  • Meet the devil. See the differences. Make love. Go deep. Drink! Drink! Be alone.
  • Be ordained. Wield your sword and give life. Be a bridge.
  • Carry the universe in your womb.
  • Be wise. Have fun! Forget this list.


[1] Dion Fortune, De Mystieke Kabbala. Schors, 1992.

Francis Melville, Hoge Magie, Librero, 2003.

Antonio Damasio, Het gelijk van Spinoza. Vreugde, verdriet en het voelende brein. Wereldbibliotheek, 2003.

Dogen Zenji [1200 -1253], Genjo Koan.

Dennis Genpo Merzel, The Path of the Human Being: Zen Teachings on the Bodhisattva Way. Boston & London: Shambhala, 2003.

[2] S. Freud, Die Traumdeutung. 1900.

[3] Bert Hellinger, De verborgen dynamiek van familiebanden. Altamira-Becht, 2001.

[4] Robert Bly, Iron John: A Book About Man. New York: Vintage Books, 1990.

[5] Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D., Woman Who Run With The Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1992.

[6] Alcoholics Anonymous. Big Book. 1939.

[7] Ingeborg Bosch, Illusies. Over bevrijding uit de doolhof van onze emoties. Veen, 2003.

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