PZI Teacher Archives

What Is It You Lack (MK38e)


In your life right now, what is it you lack, what is it that practice must mend?

—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 38e, (Record of Linji)

Video October 24, 2023

Fall Retreat: What Is Lost In the Bath?

Tess Beasley

What is this life? The nature of what appears is always changing—it’s something we feel together in ‘the bath. Prajna, or wisdom, is learning to recognize and see accurately. We can suddenly see that everything is okay and here, and yet it’s a dance. We find it; we lose it again. In practice, as in life, lost things return or cycle in and take their leave again.

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