The Bear Encounter…
Already you see, already you hear, before you think I see, I hear.
The Hsin Hsin Ming, the classic poem by the Third Patriarch of Zen, Seng T’san, read by Will Rauschenberger. Seng T’san was the third Chinese patriarch of Zen. The poem attributed to him, the “Hsin Hsin Ming” (lit. “Trust Mind Inscription), is one of the earliest and most influential Zen writings, blending together Buddhist and Taoist teachings. —Translated by Hae Kwang
Appreciate the uniqueness of your own life, you cannot be someone else, that’s a fool’s errand. Get to know who you are, that is the path to awakening.
What are the gates of Zen? Where does liberation take place?
Spouting Angry words. The Six Perfections in the public square.
A non-Buddhist asks Buddha a question.
The fundamentals of Zen. Why practice meditation?