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Hanshan's Tree (MK39)


A tree, older than the forest it stands in.

—PZI Miscellanous Koans, Case 39 (Hanshan)

Audio September 2, 2021

In the Family of Things

John Tarrant

The small self is always trying to hold off the world. But we are really a kind of flow. We feel the warm empathy at the bottom of all things. All things have Buddha nature. Not opposing reality is the beginning of all awakenings.

71' 59"