Relax, Enter, Add Value: A Sometimes Not-So-Easy Summary of How to Practice Zen

A monk said, "I've just arrived here and I beg the master to point out a gate whereby I may enter."Xuansha said, "Do you hear the sound of the water in the creek?"The monk siad, "I hear it."Xuansha said, "Enter here."There's some superbly simple Zen directions, echoed by Ginny White in The Zen Leader: 10 Ways to go From Barely Managing to Leading Fearlessly: "Relax, enter, add value" is her first Zen flip.We've been working with that here in our practice period.Lot's of … [Read more...]