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Yunyan Sweeps the Ground (BS21)


Once, when Yunyan was sweeping, Daowu said to him, “Too busy.”
Yunyan said, “You should know that there is one that is not busy.”
Daowu said, “If so, then there’s a second moon.”
Yunyan held up the broom and said, “Which moon is this?”

—Book of Serenity, Case 21

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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