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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