Knock On Any Door (Preface to BCR)

KOAN:

Boundless wind and moon—the eye within eyes,
Inexhaustible heaven and earth—the light beyond light.
The willow dark, the flower bright—ten thousand houses;
Knock on any door—someone will answer.

– Preface to the Blue Cliff Record

Audio July 13, 2021

Koan Meditation with Michael Wilding on Flute

Allison Atwill

Meditation – Music from Michael Wilding followed by a brief koan meditation with Allison Atwill. As recorded May 30, 2021.

5' 50"
Audio June 4, 2021

Free & Easy Wandering Series: Knock On Any Door with Tess Beasley

Tess Beasley

An excerpt of a longer session with Allison Atwill. Tess tells a story of a transformative moment. As recorded May 31.2021.

26' 3"
Audio June 4, 2021

Free & Easy Wandering Series: Knock on Any Door with Allison Atwill

Allison Atwill

An excerpt from the full Sunday session with co-host Tess Beasley. Allison Atwill tells a story of a moment when she knocked on a door and entered the vastness of the universe. As recorded on May 30, 2021

24' 6"
Audio June 4, 2021

Free & Easy Wandering Series: Knock on Any Door

Allison Atwill, Tess Beasley

Allison Atwill & Tess Beasley are guest hosts in John Tarrant’s Free & Easy Wandering Series. They each tell a story of being at a threshold—knocking on doors not knowing who would answer, and how the gifts of the universe appeared. PZI Zen Online, as recorded May 30, 2021. Vows with Jordan McConnell. Music for meditation from Michael Wilding archived separately.

67' 0"
Audio April 26, 2020

Knock on Any Door, Someone Will Answer

Allison Atwill

PZI Zen Online Audio: Allison sits with the beautiful preface to the Blue Cliff Record, before Bodhidharma’s encounter with Emperor Wu. Noticing our strategies for controlling experience, which shut life out. Issa’s story of love and loss. As recorded April 21 2020.

85' 15"