Zhaozhou asked Nanquan, “What is the Way?”
“Should I turn toward it or not?”
“If you turn toward it you turn away from it.”
Zhaozhou asked, “How can I know the Way if I don’t turn toward it?”
Nanquan said, ” The Way is not about knowing or not knowing. When you know something you are deluded, and when you don’t know you are just empty-headed. When you reach the Way beyond doubt, it is as vast an infinite as space. You can’t say it’s right or wrong.”
With these words, Zhaozhou had sudden understanding.
The PZI enlightenment firm of Atwill, Riddle & Beasley makes a case for Ordinary Mind. Stories of what gets in the way, the nearness of “It” and a season of laughter. Music from Michael Wilding & Jordan McConnell. As recorded March 28, 2021.
Allison Atwill’s portion of the enlightenment firm Atwill, Riddle & Beasley’s case for Ordinary MInd. A story of a best season when everything went wrong in the community kitchen. As recorded Mar. 28, 2021