“To be enlightened is to know oneself and not run away.”
Friday May 8, 7:00pm
This Week’s Koan
Book of Serenity #22
Gantô came to Tokusan. He straddled the threshold of the gate and asked, “Is this ordinary or is this holy?”
Tokusan shouted, “Kaatz!” Gantô made a deep bow.
Hearing of this, Tôzan said, “Hardly anyone but Gantô could have accepted it that way.”
Gantô said, “Old Tôzan can’t tell between good and bad. At that time, I raised up with one hand and suppressed with the other.”