"Letting go of our attachments is something we should practice mindfully in our daily lives. Otherwise we cannot maintain a calm and clear mind at the last moment of our lives.... When a tree is cut and falls, it comes down on the heavier side, the side with many branches. Since the departed spirit usually follows its attachment, the practice of non attachment is very important when one is dying...."
- DoSung Yoo A Practical Guide to the Heart Sutra, 132,133
"Elusive and unreliable as it is, the wise man straightens out his restless, agitated mind, like a fletcher crafting an arrow." - Dhammapada 3.33 I hear moktak in the train warning or reversing truck wake up, wake up your blue hands hold the bow the bowing wood the bent finger triggered by 108 flexes that fletch before straightening the mind