The return to the forest of the body, then, necessitates our willingness to step beyond any and all adherence to the past and its traditions. At the same time, for me and in this book, it is the ancient and venerable Buddhist tradition itself that that provides guidance and many of the means to accomplish this process. It is interesting to consider how Buddhism – itself so “traditional” – points the way beyond any and all human traditions and right now, calls us into the chaos of the naked, spiritual life.
from Touching Enlightenment; Finding Realization in the Body
Chapter: The Ultimate Challenge of Buddhism