Ta Lung’s Pure Everlasting Body (BCR82)

KOAN:

Someone asked Ta Lung, “The color body perishes. What is the pure everlasting body of reality?”
Ta Lung said, “Mountain flowers bloom like brocade, valley streams run deepest indigo.”

—The Blue Cliff Record, Case 82

Misc December 17, 2017

Indigo

Allison Atwill

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