PZI Teacher Archives
Baling's Snow in a Silver Bowl (MK74a)
Someone asked Baling, “What is Chan?”
“A silver bowl filled with snow.”
—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 74a
(from Baling Haojian’s Three Barriers)
Text August 6, 2020
Class 5 Transcript: Bright Gates
Class 5 Series 2: Bright Gates. Transcript of complete session recorded July 11 2020. Please do not share, this is core curriculum.
Text July 12, 2020
Class 5 Curriculum Notes: The Bright Gate Koan Types
Class 5 Bright Gates. John Tarrant: Winter Proper – These are often the first koans people work with and throw themselves into.
While they are often used as initial koans, they are not inquiry koans.