universe in a grain

The beginning of the sustenance of life

Is all in yin and yang.

The limitless can open up

The light of the great limit.

Diligently polished, the mirror of mind

Is bright as the moon;

The universe in a grain

May rise, or it may hide.

                                                   ~Sun Bu-er*

universeinagrain

*cited:

Immortal Sisters

Trans & Ed T. Cleary

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