Blue Cliff Records-14 & 15, Ummon Zenji

File Name: 63-01-00

± January, 1963

from Wind Bell,

First Question: A traveling monk asked Ummon Zengi: What is this first teaching? [the Teaching told by Buddha during Buddha's own lifetime]. Ummon replied: The teaching confronts each. (Model Subject No. 14) Commentary: The teaching given by Shakyamuni Buddha during his lifetime was accommodated to each disciple's particular temperament, and to each occasion’s particular circumstances. For each case there should be a special remedy. According to the circumstances there should even be ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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