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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)

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Class 5 Curriculum Notes: The Bright Gate Koan Types

John Tarrant

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. 

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