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Hello everyone, Mason here - used to post some on ZFI back in the day, then took a long tour of Theravada, and now I'm back to wanting to practice Zen. Unfortunately I have many vexations and am struggling to find a teacher so hopefully people here can help me polish my mirror into some good-functio...
- Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:16 am
- Forum: Zen Buddhism
- Topic: Many koans or few koans?
- Replies: 29
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Best to practice whichever koan is alive. There has never been only death in a koan. Some koans are so impenetrable they are basically meaningless to your average person. All of these cases were interactions between people - if it was a student approaching a master, the master would look the studen...