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Guishan's No Foundation to Rely On

Audio September 7, 2021

Meditating with a Tyger at the Summer Lake – Taking the Risk

Allison Atwill, Michelle Riddle, Tess Beasley

Meetings in Zen can feel risky just like meeting a “tyger” or a mountain lion on a footpath. And yet that is the open gate, the place where we become available to the gifts of the universe. When barriers to experience are down, anything can happen. Guishan’s enlightenment did not stop his travels, and a tiger helped him think twice about leaving his monastery.

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