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For Your Benefit (MK48)


Two friends were washing their bowls in a creek, and they saw two crows fighting over a frog. One friend asked, “Why does it always have to be like that?”

The other friend replied, “It’s only for your benefit, honored one.”

—PZI Miscellanous Koans, Case 48 (Dongshan)

Audio July 7, 2023

Summer Sesshin: Stepping Into the Transformation of Sesshin

John Tarrant

John Tarrant opens the Great Summer Sesshin – Creatures of the Summer Dawn. If you just don’t try to work things out, the universe will take over. Whatever appears, don’t believe it! Enjoy yourself. 

26' 3"