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Yunyan asked a monk what he was doing.
The monk replied, “I’ve been talking to a rock.”
Yunyan said, “Did it nod to you (indicating that it understood you)?
When the monk didn’t reply, Yunyan answered for him:
“It nodded to you before you even said anything.”
—from the Record of Yunyan Tansheng
Rocks come to everyone’s aid at a gathering, bringing enchantment and connection. From a talk in Summer Sesshin, June 15, 2022. 5 minutes.