Dogen’s Storehouse of Treasures (MK66)

KOAN:

The storehouse of treasures opens of itself. You may take them and use them any way you wish.

– PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 66

Text July 27, 2020

The Storehouse of Treasures – Rising From Stillness Retreat, 2014

John Tarrant

Transcript: So. The storehouse of treasures opens by itself. You can take them and use them any way you wish. And there’s a certain kind of, I don’t know, as if we get ashamed for existing, ashamed for being ourselves, ashamed for feeling what we feel, ashamed for thinking what we think, and a lot of what meditation does is it allows us to look, well is that really right, is that what I want.

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