February 26, 2015
David Parks Ramage
A frustrated student begged Guishan, "Just tell me!"
Guishan replied, "If I told you, later on you would resent me."
We are all on a spiritual journey. All of us, whether we know it or not. We are only in trouble when we realize it. Once embarking on the journey, th...
February 18, 2015
Lingyun was wandering in the mountains and became lost in his walking. He rounded a bend and saw peach blossoms on the other side of the valley. This sight awakened him and he wrote this poem:
For thirty years I searched for a master swordsman.
How many times did th...
February 9, 2015
There is another world, but it is in this one.
The realm of the God is like a woman carrying a jar full of meal who sets off on a long road. . While she was walking, the handle of the jar broke (and) the meal poured out behind her on the road. She was unawa...
February 3, 2015
The teacher said, “I'm not asking about before the full moon, say a word or two about after the full moon.” The teacher answered his own question, “Every day is a good day.”
The teacher here is Yunmen. Here is addressing the assembly concerning enlighten...
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