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Xianglin's Why Bodhidharma Came from the West (BCR17)


A student asked Xianglin, “Why did Bodhidharma come from the West?”
Xianglin said, “Sitting for a long time makes you tired.”

—Blue Cliff Record Case 17 (transl. by John Tarrant & Joan Sutherland)

Video November 14, 2023
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Audio November 14, 2023
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