What is Enlightenment?
â€œEnlightenment is only a name,â€ replied Zen Master Sueng Sahn. â€œIf you make enlightenment, then enlightenment exists. But if enlightenment exists, then ignorance exists, too. And that already makes an opposites-world. Good and bad, right and wrong, enlightened and ignorantâ€”all of these are opposites.
All opposites are just your own thinking. But truth is absolute, and is before any thinking or opposites appear. So if you make something, you will get something, and that something will be a hindrance. But if you donâ€™t make anything, you will get everything, OK?”