Linji's Take the Role of Host (MK38d)

KOAN:

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

– PZI Miscellanous Koans, Case 38d

Video June 18, 2019

Be the Host

John Tarrant

John Tarrant opens Autumn sesshin with the zen koan “Be the Host.” Inviting the listener to take the position of the host, inviting all guests into the home body. Welcome them all, whether an emotional storm of sadness, joy, grief, happiness, despair or laughter. Host this! October 10, 2011.

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