Featured: The Blue Cliff Record, Case 36 - Changsha Wandering in the Mountains

Changsha went walking in the mountains one day.
When he returned to the temple gate someone asked, "Where have you been?"
Changsha said, "I have been wandering in the hills. I went out following the scented grass and came back chasing the falling blossoms."

—The Blue Cliff Record, Case 36

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Original Candle Power: with David Weinstein

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free – $10

Register here for David’s Wednesday Meditation & Talk

A student asked, “From one candle, hundred and thousands of candles are lit. It’s not clear to me, from where has the one candle come?”

Zhaozhou kicked off his shoes and said, “A wise person does not ask about such things.”

—From The Recorded Saying of Zhaozhou

Is Zhaozhou saying there are some things that we can ask about and others we should not ask about? And what does kicking his shoes off got to do with anything? Another koan comes to mind. Someone asks their teacher,“What is Zen?” The teacher says, “The heart of the one who asks.”

Join us for a koan, meditation, dharma talk, & conversation. All are welcome. Register to participate.

—David

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Date:
May 5
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free – $10
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Venue

PZI Digital Temple

Organizer

David Weinstein Roshi
Email:
dweinstein@pacificzen.org
Website:
https://oaklandzen.org/