It ceases when you open your mouth to speak.
It ceases when you begin to type to explain it.
It ceases when you think about it.
When you don’t think, you cease to exist.
That’s when you know.
That’s when you know what it means to exist.
That’s when you liveNdie [live and die – a metaphysical state]
How many roots do you have?
How many branches exist on the moon?
Are single trains slid into hell?
Does the ant murder poetry?
Did that puzzle your mind? Did it make you think in overdrive? Did it make you stop thinking?
Koans are such questions which have no answer and their only intention is to stop the mind since theres no way you can begin to answer such questions.
The more the mind gets to stop, the more it WAKES up.