Blue Cliff Records-6, Ummon's Every Day Is A Good Day

File Name: 62-11-00

± November, 1962

from Wind Bell,

Zen Practice: Each existence, animate and inanimate, is changing during every moment day and night. The change is like flowing water which does not ever come back and which reveals its true nature in its eternal travel. Water flowing and clouds drifting are similar to a well-trained old Zen Master. The true nature of water and clouds is like the determined, single-minded travelling monks, who do not take off their traveling sandals even under the roof of sages. Worldly pleasure, philosophical ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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