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This Very Heart-Mind Is Buddha

KOAN:

What is Buddha?
This very heart-mind.

—Gateless Gate, Case 30 (Mazu)

Video November 3, 2023

Fall Sesshin: The Golden Wind – Autumnal Eternity

John Tarrant

The mind is an artist ceaselessly creating narrative with a need to skip out of experience into story. The Daoists encourage us to remain in the dance—not to make a plan is the Way: Remove the barriers to your life and exclude nothing! Your very heart mind is Buddha.

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