Nov 30 – Dec 6

December 4th, 2014
The first morsel is to cut all delusions.
The second morsel is to maintain our clear mind.
The third morsel is to save all sentient beings.
May we awaken together with all beings.
 
Practice Meetings

Friday Dec 5, 7:00pm

This Week’s Koan

Blue Cliff Record #29
“Gone with the Other”

A monk asked Dasui, “In the void of the Aeon Fire, most certainly the great many thousands are altogether destroyed, but I have not yet discerned if this one is destroyed or not destroyed?”

Dasui said, “Destroyed.”

The monk said, “In this way then, it follows the other is gone too.”

Dasui said, “It follows the other is gone.”

Verse

In the center of the light of the fire kalpa is the cause of setting up a question.
The patch-robed monk is as if blocked by two difficult checkpoints.
One may sympathize with the words of the one phrase “it follows the other…”
Discriminations and discriminations for 10,000 miles — solitary, the going and returning.

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