satori

The sketch is more from the origin of this word, satori.
I’ve been having troubles with my scanner – so the photos from my palm pre will have to do for now!

satori \ suh-TOHR-ee \ , noun;
1. In Zen Buddhism, the state of sudden indescribable intuitive enlightenment.

Quotes:
“Ah a little satori for Smith today,” says Morley.”What were you doing down here?” “Sleeping,mostly.”
— Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums


Jitka’s hands, which were holding the worn and contemptible shorts, dropped when she saw in the eyes of her husband a reflection of her satori, or rather anti-satori , since it was icy and grim…My God, how we’re living.
– Vladimír Páral, Craig Stephen Cravens, Lovers and murderers

Origin:
Satori is a term from Zen Buddhism that derives from the Japanese word meaning “to awaken.”
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