- Finding salvation is a lot like kissing a snake
- The deliberately provocative line above is a koan, one of many coined by Chinese Zen master Linji Yixuan, founder of the Rinzai school of Zen Buddhism. A koan is a seemingly paradoxical statement or question that cannot be grasped by the logical mind, ...
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- Zen Moves Through
- Chan master Linji Yixuan, founder of the Rinzai school, echoes the sentiment in his oft-cited koan “If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him.” Nevertheless, Zen Buddhist artists abound, so it's tempting to wonder how practice might mingle with craft.
- Curiouser and curiouser: Lisa Rainbird & William Dubby Fuqua
- If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Jump Over Him, for example, showing a greyhound leaping over a seated Buddha figurine, is intended not so much to be funny but to be a reimagined take on an old saying attributed to Linji Yixuan, a Tang Dynasty-era ...
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