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Koan

Yanyang asked Zhaozhou, “I don’t bring a single thing.”

Zhaozhou said, “Put it down.”

Yanyang said, “Put what down?”

Zhaozhou said, “Then pick it up.”

–Quoted in Cleary, Meditating with Koans

October 10, 2011 Posted by | Zen | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Koan

A student asks a Teacher, “When will I have enlightenment?”

The Teacher replies, “When you understand it is Today.”

October 10, 2011 Posted by | Zen | , , , | Leave a comment

   

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