Thursday May 22, 8:30am
Friday May 23, 7:00pm
This Week’s Koan
Gateless Gate #37, Book of Serenity #47
The Oak Tree In The Garden
A monk asked Joshu, “What is the meaning of the patriarch’s coming from the West?”
Joshu said, “The oak tree there in the garden.”Verse Words cannot express things; Speech does not convey the spirit. Swayed by words, one is lost; Blocked by phrases, one is belwildered.