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"