Does desire stem from the illusion of the ego?
Answer from Master Kosen
Yes, and it's wonderful.
Desire is wonderful if you ride it and are able to get rid of it when it becomes harmful.
Abandon your ego, take back your ego, this is the alchemy of life of those who know zazen, this is the Great Work.
My Master used to say "The more you abandon your ego, the larger and more universal it becomes".
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