FUKETSU’S IRON OX

If you ask your teacher
to give you the Dharma
what do you expect ?
But what if you
take it from him,
what will you
leave him with?
If you find it
yourself, then
you are his heir.

A reflection on Case 29 of the Book of Eq uanimity ( 従容錄, Shōyōroku)

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