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Poverty (MK71)


Don’t light a lamp; there’s no oil in the house.
It’s a shame to want a light.
I have a way to bless your poverty:
Just feel your way along the wall.

—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 71 (Yinyuan Longqi)

Audio May 1, 2020

Don’t Light a Lamp – PZI Zen Online Recorded April 30th

David Parks

AUDIO: PZI Online Zen. David sits with the koan: Bless Poverty. Talk, Meditation & closing music as recorded April 30th, 2020.

90' 38"