Tracking Bodhidharma

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Back in the 1980's, the scholarly perspective that Bodhidharma was a myth began making the rounds in practice places. Seems like the earliest reports of the old dog that the scholars could find were a couple hundred years after his purported death. I was surprised because ... well, I suppose I was surprised mostly because I was young and naive and believed stuff, especially Zen stuff, without much skepticism.I brought the Bodhidharma matter up with Katagiri Roshi who first hunched a bit, … [Read more...]


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