Linji's Take the Role of Host (MK38d)

KOAN:

Wherever you are, just take the role of host, and that place will be a true place.

—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 38d

Text August 25, 2020

Hosting the Life You Have

John Tarrant

Rilke said, “Life is always right.” Whatever I think about that saying, this is the life I have, and I can’t have another life. And really, fundamentally I don’t want another one, because this one is so rich and compelling, no matter what’s going down right now.

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Hosting the Life You Have – Koans for Hard Times

John Tarrant

..one of the things we can be skeptical about is that division. This is meditation, this is not meditation, and the question is always, how do you know it’s not meditation? How do you know what’s happening now isn’t it?

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