Huike's Encounter with Bodhidharma
The Story of Bodhidharma
When Huike came to Bodhidharma for training, he was berated by the master for his lack of commitment and ignorance of the severity of the training. Although Huike's response made him the first disciple of Zen, it was also to his great personal cost.
Flag Waving: Reflections on two monks discussing a fluttering flag.
A Dharma Essay
Clear seeing arises in the absence of partiality, however this is not something that 'I' can do as 'self' is dependent upon partial seeing in the first place. This impacts on any notion that 'I' can solve the problems that 'I' make.
The Story of Eno Daikan (Huineng)
Part I - Introduction
Eno Daikan is seen as next in importance after the traditional founder of Zen, Bodhidharma. He is closely connected with The Diamond Sutra and the teaching of prajñaparamita. His collected sermons form The Platform Sutra a rare accolade for teachings that do not represent the direct teachings of the Buddha.
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