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The Great Dance: A Partial Comment on the Zen Koan Baizhang's Second Visit to Mazu
Baizhang revisited Mazu for a consultation. Mazu raised his fly whisk. The master [i.
A turning word
At the beginning of the ninth century, in China, the abbot Baizhang Huaihai, called Baizhang for the mountain in which his monastery was nestled, was one of the greats of the Zen way. His monastic rule would become the standard for the Zen community.
Drone captures stunning tightrope walk across Chinese gorge
Tightrope walker Askar Uighur celebrated the 70th anniversary of China's victory over Japan in the Second World War, with a tightrope walk across a gorge in the Bai Zhang Pu resort in Eastern China on Saturday. Uighur is the holder of several tightrope ...
Ducking the Quacking Koan: Soto Zen, Koan, and Kensho
Katagiri, then a new monk at Eiheiji, previously a failure in kamikaze school (he couldn't get the training glider to fly straight toward the target) and a champion marathon runner, soon participated in his first Rohatsu sesshin.
Zen harvest for Shaolin monks
Baizhang established the rule requiring monks to farm. There is even a story that when he was getting old, his disciples didn't allow him to farm, and he protested with a hunger strike.

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