PZI Teacher Archives
Master Mayu Baoche was fanning himself. A student approached and said, “Teacher, the nature of wind is permanent, and there is no place it does not reach. Why, then, do you fan yourself?”
“Although you understand that the nature of the wind is permanent,” replied Mayu, “you do not understand the meaning of its reaching everywhere.”
“What is the meaning of its reaching everywhere?” asked the student again.
The teacher just kept fanning himself.
Audio: PZI Zen Online – Guanyin in the Pavilion Under the August Moon with Sarah Bender Roshi manifesting Guanyin as air with ‘Breath Sweeps Mind’ and the call and response we employ meeting her compassionate nature. Appropriate response is Guanyin’s territory. Fayan’s …’the fresh breeze that arises when the great burden is set down.’ Sarah presents her field notes on Guanyin as wind, breath, release, and the Sutra of Endless Life. Michael Wilding on flute, Ryan McCoy on 4 vows, vocals and guitar. As recorded August 23 2020