This week, we will examine why we refuse the idea of being “common” — we will look at the Diamond Sutra with a focus on non-duality.
We will look at one primary text, which I will hand out during our session.
Meanwhile, here are two commentaries on the Diamond Sutra: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/Five-things-to-know-about-diamond-sutra-worlds-oldest-dated-printed-book-180959052/
We will also look at two zen koans, “one hand clapping” and “kill the Buddha.”
One hand clapping:
Kill the Buddha: