May 3 – 9

“To be enlightened is to know oneself and not run away.”

-Veronique Vienne

Practice Meetings

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.”

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