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Not the Wind, Not the Flag (GG29)


The wind was flapping a temple flag, and two students were having an argument about it. One said, “The flag is moving.” The other said, “The wind is moving.” They argued back and forth but could not reach the truth. The sixth ancestor said, “It is not the wind that moves. It is not the flag that moves. It is your mind that moves.”

—Gateless Gate Case 29

Audio May 25, 2020

What Moves? How are you part of it? with Michelle Riddle, Sensei

Michelle Riddle

PZI Zen Online Audio – What moves, what is stil? How does stillness move? I am movement as I live, as I age, or dance but how am I part of it? Michelle shares various audio files T.S. Elliot reading a poem, David Bryne & Brooklyn Youth Choir. As recorded May 22, 2020.

78' 2"