Dalong’s Pure Everlasting Body (BCR82)

KOAN:

Someone asked Dalong, “The physical body decays. What is the pure everlasting body?”
Dalong said: “Mountain flowers open like brocade,
mountain torrents are deep as indigo.”

-Blue Cliff Record, Case 82

Misc December 17, 2017

Indigo

Allison Atwill

Allison Atwill, “Indigo,” 2014. Acrylic on birch panel, 36″ x 48″.