“Doctrines, scriptures, sutras, essays, are not to be regarded as systems to be followed. They merely contribute to understanding. They should be for us a source of stimulation, and nothing more… Adopted, rather than used as a stimulus, they are a hindrance.”
This is a valuable quote from Wei Wu Wei , or Terence James Stannus Gray. Terence James Stannus Gray was an Irish aristocrat who in the Twenties became an Egyptologist and historian, writing books of short plays based on Ancient Egypt and the early history of Ireland.
In 1933 Gray’s interest in the theatre ended and he moved to France, to become Wei Wu Wei and he wrote eight books in his own style of Zen Buddhism.