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Deshan

‘Deshan said to the monks, “As soon as you ask, you have erred. If you don’t ask, you’re also wrong.”
A monk came forward and bowed. 57 altre parole

Zen

Taking the next step, an artist' journey later in life. Echo Park July 13, 2019

Good evening
and thanks to everyone for being here and for sharing your time to attend the opening night of
” Comings and Goings”. For me to… 1.334 altre parole

Fayan

‘There is a story that in former times a Zen monk lived alone in a cottage. Above his door he wrote the word “mind.” Above his window he wrote the word “mind,” and on his wall he wrote the word, “mind.” 67 altre parole

Zen

DESHAN’S THIRTY BLOWS正法眼蔵 三十一

If I come before the teacher
he will give me thirty blows.
If I do not come before the teacher
he will give me thirty blows. 40 altre parole

Poem

Cuiyan

‘A monk asked, “There are words and phrases everywhere and all of it is polluted. What is the higher truth?”
Cuiyan said, “There are words and phrases everywhere and all of it is polluted.” 76 altre parole

Zen

Eternal Center

From this
Everything
Comes. (CXCVIII)

When the Bell Sounds

Ummon said, “The world is vast and wide; why do you put on your seven-piece robe at the sound of the bell?”

(Gateless Gate Case 16) 269 altre parole

Mystic