Hakuin Ekaku (1686-1769)
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Self-portrait

Sembutsu Jôchû
Sembutsu ni kiraware;
Gumma tairi
Gumma ni nikumaru.
Konji mokushô no jatô o kujiki,
Kindai dammu no kassô o minagoroshi ni su.
Shahan shûaku no hakattoku
Shûjô shû o sou mata issô.

In the realm of the thousand buddhas
He is hated by the thousand buddhas;
Among the crowd of demons
He is detested by the crowd of demons.
He crushes the silent-illumination heretics of today,
And massacres the heterodox blind monks of this generation.
This filthy blind old shavepate
Adds more foulness still to foulness.