Its hard to blog about practice when you only made a little of it. I have a good excuse though, as my daughter was born that day. I left the hospital with her resting with her mother, and opened the zendo. We all sat a period of zazen, lit incense, then I turned the meeting over the Chris Wilson, who led the group in the koan:
The great way is not difficult, it merely avoids picking and choosing.
I am asking Chris, and the others who attended to add comments with their impressions of that day.
My impressions of that day?
“A Course on Koans” is the delusion-riddled work of Chris Kufu (“Wind in the Void”) Wilson, who began practicing Zen in 1967. He regards Taizan Maezumi, Robert Aitken, and David Weinstein as his root teachers. Each of them pecked at his shell until he “completed” the never-ending koan curriculum of the Harada-Yasutani lineage.
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