Sesshin, Sixth Night Lecture

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We discussed about the question and answer between the Seventeenth Patriarch and Eighteenth Patriarch. “Whether bell is ringing or wind is ringing?” the teacher said. Disciple said: “Not wind nor bell ringing, but our mind is ringing.” And the teacher said: “What kind of mind is it?” And the disciple said: “The mind of complete calmness.” And usually when we hear someone say: “No bell-- or not bell or wind, but mind is ringing”-- then, most people say: “Oh, that is very good ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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