Reminder: Wednesday June 16 OPEN TEMPLE with David Parks (EDT) & Corey Hitchcock (PDT) September 26, 2022

Dear Friends — Join us for morning meditation in the Open Temple tomorrow. 

WEDNESDAY Morning Meditation, June 16:

KOAN EAST — David Parks will welcome you in the Eastern Temple from 7-8am EDT (or 4-5am PDT) to sit with case #52 from The Blue Cliff Record.

Zhaozhou's Stone Bridge (Case #52): A monastic said to Zhaozhou, "The stone bridge of Zhaozhou is widely renowned, but coming here I find only a set of stepping stones."

Zhaozhou said, "You see only the stepping stones and do not see the stone bridge."

The monastic said, "What is the stone bridge?"

Zhaozhou said, "It lets donkeys cross over and horses cross over."

KOAN WEST —Corey Hitchcock will hold a cushion for you in the Western Temple from 6-7am PDT (or 9-10am EDT) with Case #14 from The Blue Cliff Record. 

Yunmen's Say Something in Response (Case #14): A student asked Yunmen, “What is the teaching that lasts a lifetime?” Yunmen said, “Say something in response.”

See you there!


Corey Hitchcock
Pacific Zen Institute
?Interpreter of the Wild?