This week, we will examine how we can remain faithful to ourselves — we will look at the Platform Sutra, especially on the subject of the body and mind.
We will look at one primary text:
We will also look at two zen koans, “washing your bowls” and “the sound of bells.”
Washing your bowl:
The sound of bells:
Zen Master Unmon said: “The world is vast and wide. Why do you put on your robes at the sound of a bell?” (from http://www.stat.wmich.edu/naranjo/zenkoans/chinapagezen.html)