Class 3, koan leadership curriculum. John Tarrant talks about the territory which belongs to the Sambhogakaya, which is the dream body— the mystical strange part of life, the bliss body. The importance of fidelity to your practice when having strange experiences. In koan work, capping phrases meet the mysterious with the mysterious. Transcript from a recording on May 23, 2020.
PZI Zen Online: A woman’s story of awakening, and meeting with the mysterious prediction of teacher Heavenly Dragon. The absurdity of life’s journey. A meeting with a strange woman and her interrupting request, “Say a word of Zen!” How do you allow something different to arise? This—one finger! As recorded May 24, 2020.