Daoxin’s Teaching to Farong

I translated this snippet from the Records of the Transmission of the Lamp: Farong was from Yanling in Jiangsu Province, and his family name was Wei. At nineteen, he was already conversant in the Confucian Classics and Histories. He studied the Mahaprajnaparamita Sutra and grokked True Emptiness. One day, sighing, he suddenly exclaimed, “The Confucian […]