Falling into Life

Koan Mr. Pang was selling baskets. Coming down off a bridge with his arms full, he stumbled and fell. When his grownup daughter saw this, she ran up and threw…

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There is Another World Inside of This One

“There is another world and it is inside this one.”  – Paul Eluard Meditation practice doesn’t give you information or experiences about life; it presents the experience of life itself.  Koans,…

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Compassion in Action

“Taking the form of Guanyin, find shelter for the homeless person.”  Misc Koan Guanyin is synonymous with the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, the manifestation of mercy, compassion, kindness and love. (Bodhisattva- a…

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