‘One day Kushan approached Xuefeng. The master knew Kushan was ready, so he suddenly got up, held him tight and said, “What is it?” Opening up, Kushan was completely enlightened – he even forgot his comprehending mind and just raised his hand and waved. Xuefeng said, “Will you express some principle?” Kushan said, “How could there be any principle?” (quoted in Swampland Flowers)

These kinds of techniques are not encouraged these days…

2 thoughts on “Xuefeng

  1. They always just blow my mind. These Zen Masters! What are they saying? I think that I might know but I certainly don’t know with my reasoning mind.

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