PZI Teacher Archives
Linji's True Place (MK38d)
Wherever you are, just take the role of host, and that place will be a true place.
—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 38d (Record of Linji)
Be the Host
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.
I Was Only Two Hands
John Tarrant gives a dharma talk on Monday evening of the summer retreat. 2016.