My Favorite Gong-ans

A gong-an (koan) is a recorded interaction between a student and a teacher. They're not like overhearing two people talk about the weather (though I guess, in a way, that's exactly what they are). They're paradoxical, metaphorical, or intuitive exchanges meant to point directly to the mind's nature. There are several collections of gong-ans, like … Continue reading My Favorite Gong-ans