Zen teachers encourage us to wake up and investigate the matter of life and death for ourselves.Read More
Author: Aaron Caruso
A monk asked Zhaozhou, “What is the meaning of Bodhidharma’s coming from the West?” Zhaozhou said, “The oak tree in the courtyard.” This encounter is part of a collection of stories from Wumen Huikai (1183-1260) a Chinese, Chan (Zen) master. The Oak Tree inspired Wumen to write a poem, which directs us to the teaching of this brief story. Words do not convey the fact; language is not an expedient. Attached to words, your life is lost; Blocked by phrases, you are bewildered. Zhaozhou was a Chan master who lived from 778-897, 119 years! Bodhidharma is the 1st...Read More
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