For twenty years I have struggled fiercely—
How many times have I gone down to the Blue Dragon’s Cave for you?
From his commentary on Master Ma Is Unwell, The Blue Cliff Record, Case 3
PZI Fall Sesshin: The Koan Raft – with Jon Joseph Roshi. What is a koan? A koan is a “public case” in Chinese. Koan practice develops a resonance with all things. Any section or word in a koan is a gate. As recorded October 2, 2020.