The real way is not difficult

    Joshu addressed an assembly of monks: “The Real Way is not difficult;, but it dislikes the Relative. If there is but little speech, it is about the Relative or it is about the Absolute. This old monk is not within the Absolute. Do you value this or not?” Read the rest of this entry »


    Does a dog possess Buddha nature

    A MONK asked the master Joshu: “Does a dog too possess a Buddha
    nature, or does he not?”

    Joshu made his famous koan: “Un-thing!”