As my previous posts will attest, I love dogs. Walking, fostering, adopting and sharing the companionship of dogs.
I realize Zen koans are deeper than they first appear, but I confess I laughed out loud when I heard the question: Does a dog have Buddha-nature? I have found dogs to be far more advanced on the compassionate wisdom journey than some of the humans I encounter. Check out this site for another perspective: https://www.beliefnet.com/faiths/2000/07/does-a-dog-have-buddha-nature.aspx
Today’s haiku: National Dog Day
Starting and ending
each day with a dog brings joy
to ev’ry moment
Whatever your philosophy of life, I hope you consider donating to a pet rescue organization and/or fostering or adopting a rescue dog in the near future.