Dongshan's Voice of the Cuckoo (MK52)

KOAN:

For whom do you bathe and make yourself beautiful?
The cry of the cuckoo is calling you home;
Hundreds of flowers fall, yet her voice isn’t stilled;
even deep in jumbled mountains, it’s calling clearly.

– PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 52

Audio February 1, 2021

The Traveling Moon and the Cuckoo’s Call

Jon Joseph

Audio Excerpt: PZI Winter Sesshin. Jon Joseph reads poems and reminds us that even deep in jumbled mountains the cuckoo is calling us home. 2 minutes.

1' 26"
Audio August 5, 2020
78' 38"