PZI Teacher Archives
Linji's True Place (MK38d)
Wherever you are, just take the role of host, and that place will be a true place.
—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 38d (Record of Linji)
Audio May 20, 2020
Stories from the Interior – Solitude & Loneliness
Solitude as resting in vastness: taking the role of host everywhere and abiding nowhere. Loneliness—you may even be in the company of others, but something is missing. Allison revisits childhood’s solitude and the solitude of mountain trails. Abiding “somewhere” keeps us out of vastness.