Saturday, August 20, 2011

Mangong's Inka Ceremony


The Master gives a letterless seal to the disciple Susan Wolmyeon,
Hits the Dharma staff once,
then says, "‘These words are nothing more than what they say.’
Now, tell me what that means."

The Master hits the Dharma staff once again and says,
"‘One laughs and doesn't know where it has gone to.’
Now, tell me what that means."

"The color of the sea of Anmyeon Island in spring Is dark green,"
says the Master,
Who then drops the staff and comes down from the platform. "A-hem!

Seon Master Gyeongheo

1 comment:

gaddie said...

A very interesting post, thank you for sharing.